|4,364 grt; 5,885 dwt; part-reefer.
Operator: Transmarin Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg, W Germany.
Built: 1961 by A/B Finnboda Varf, Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden. Yard no 374.
Main engine: five-cylinder, two-stroke Fiat B685S of 4,650 bhp at 140 rpm. Speed: 15 knots.
Built for Rederiet för M/S Marion, Stockholm (Åke Högberg, Djursholm); launched as MARION (Swedish flag)
On delivery chartered to Cunard Line, Liverpool, renamed MARONIA.
1963-end of charter, renamed MARION.
1965-sold to Transmarine Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg.
1966-renamed VERNA (as photo).
1972-transferred to subsidiary company Verna Shipping Corp, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles (name unchanged).
1979-sold to Lecanvery Bay Shipping Company Ltd, Piraeus, Greece (name unchaged).
1982-sold to Aegis Navigation Enterprises SA, Panama, renamed AEGIS.
1983-sold to Maldives Shipping Ltd, Male, Maldive Islands, renamed MALDIVE VISION.
1984-sold to Northern Atolls Shipping Ltd, Male, Maldive Islands, renamed NORTHERN MOON.
1985-sold to breakers at Gadani Beach, Pakistan, arrived 20/4
Photo: arriving Rotterdam 2/5/1969