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Photographer:mikedavies43 [View profile]Title:LONDON STATESMANAdded:Sep 02, 2018
Captured:March 27, 1975IMO:5424586Hits:253
Location:Tyne, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Under repair at Wallsend Dry Docks. Built Uddevallavarvet yard number 191. London & Overseas Freighters Ltd. Sold 1979 as "Agia Marina" and 1981 as "Olympiakos", then 1983 as "Skaros".
Hit by Exocet in Bandar Khomenei Channel 31 Jan 1984. Abandoned as Total Loss.
Note that the Mid Tyne Ferries pontoon, and ferry, as featured in the film "Get Carter", is under the ship's bow, and immediately below the stern of the supertanker on the stocks at Swan Hunters.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Agia Marina (Until 1981)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,617 tons
Summer DWT:16,028 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1963
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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