|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||TROJAN STAR||Added:||Mar 01, 2019|
|Captured:||December 30, 1977||IMO:||7233747||Hits:||681|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||Reefers built before 1980|
|6,680 grt; 9,114 dwt; 10,011 cu m insulated hold space
Operator: Blue Star Ship Management Ltd, London
Built 1973 by Smith's Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough, Yard no. 1322
Main engine: nine-cylinder, two-stroke Clark-Sulzer 9RND68 of 15,421 bhp at 157 rpm. Speed: 23.5 knots
Built for Rockhampton Shipping Co (North West Shipping Co Ltd managers), Glasgow as NEWCASTLE CLIPPER.
1973-ownership transferred to Sovertur Shipping Co Ltd and others (same managers/name).
1976-sold to Blue Star Line Ltd. (managers: Blue Star Ship Management Ltd) and renamed TROJAN STAR.
1980-sold to Saful Navigation Inc (managers Diana Shipping Agencies SA), Piraeus, Greece. Renamed CHIOS CLIPPER (Greek flag).
1992-FRIO CLIPPER; 1994-ROMAN HURRICANE (St Vincent & The Grenadines flag).
1995-to breakers at Aliaga, Turkey, arrived 12th April