|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||BONZO||Added:||Oct 16, 2018|
|Location:||Hoek van Holland, Hook of Holland, Netherlands|
||Reefers built before 1980|
|2,506 grt; 2,700 dwt
Operator: Sigurd Haavik A/S, Haugesund, Norway.
Built: 1953 by Eriksbergs M/V A/B, Gothenburg, Sweden. Yard no 435.
Main engine: seven-cylinder, two-stroke Eriksbergs-B&W 7-62VTF-115 of 3,600 bhp at 150 rpm. Speed: 16 knots.
Built as LEEWARD ISLANDS for Trelleborgs Ångfartygs AB, Trelleborg, Sweden.
1964-sold to Fred Olsen, Oslo, Norway, renamed BAJAMAR.
1968-sold/renamed BONZO (as photo).
1974-sold to Refrigerated Express Service Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas, renamed FORTUNA REEFER.
1982-sold to Latam Shipping Co SA, Piraeus, Greece, renamed THANASSIS K (Greek flag).
1982-arrested by Spanish Navy for smuggling. Vessel seized and converted to Spanish Navy auxiliary CONTRAMAESTRE CASADO (A01).
Still in service.
Photo: arriving Rotterdam 26/4/1969