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Photo Details
Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:SAMARIAAdded:Dec 10, 2018
Captured:July 17, 1982IMO:7226964Hits:814
Location:Medway Ports, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Reefers built before 1980
Description:
12,059 grt; 12,180 dwt
Operator: The Cunard Steamship Co Ltd. Port of registry: Glasgow. Charterer/funnel marking: Salénrederierna, Stockholm, Sweden.
Built: 1973 by Aalborg Vaerft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark. Yard no 198.
Main engine: nine-cylinder, two-stroke Burmeister & Wain 9K84EF developing 23,200 bhp at 119 rpm for a speed of 23.5 knots.
Built for Paravon Shuipping Co & Others, Glasgow (managers: Whitco Marine Services Ltd) as CHRYSANTEMA (British flag).
1976-sold to Cunard, renamed SAMARIA (as photo).
1986-PEGASUS; 95-PELAGOS (Bahamas flag).
2000-sold to breakers at Alang, India.
Photographed at Sheerness, Medway 17/7/1982.
Vessel Identification
Name:Capricorn
IMO:7226964
Technical Data
Vessel type:Reefer
Gross tonnage:12,530 tons
Summer DWT:12,180 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1973
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Novice9 on Dec 10, 2018 22:25 (6 months ago)
Paravon Shuipping Co & Others, Glasgow (managers: Whitco Marine Services Ltd)were a British subsidiary of Israeli Maritime Fruit Carriers, which in 1973 or 1976 went bankrupt having being tried to be a world leader in cool ships operations. This company had several British flagged ships, four of which went to Cunard. Most of the company's ships were chartered to Salen Rederi of Sweden, a charter which Cunard had continued judging by the funnel colors in the above image.
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