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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:PEARL TRADERAdded:Mar 03, 2019
Captured:March 26, 1978IMO:5272581Hits:557
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
9,901 grt; 15,342 dwt
Operator: Livanos Group, Athens, Greece
Built 1962 by Wm Doxford & Sons (Shipbuilders) Ltd, Sunderland, UK. Yard no. 850
Main engine: four-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed-piston Doxford 67PT4 of 6,000 bhp at 124 rpm. Speed: 14.5 knots
1979-sold to Diana Shipping Agency (S P.Palios), Piraeus, Greece, renamed TRADER (Greek flag)
1981-sold to Bengal Liner Ltd, Dacca, Bangladesh, renamed BENGAL PRIDE (Bangladesh flag)
1987-to breakers at Chittagong, Bangladesh, arrived 1/6
Vessel Identification
Name:Bengal Pride
Former name(s):
- Trader (Until 1981)
- Pearl Trader (Until 1979)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,025 tons
Summer DWT:15,342 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Pica on Mar 03, 2019 13:19 (1 month ago)
Hello Bob,
a good shot of a good looking vessel. I can almost hear the splashing of the prop through the water....
If I count it right with the number of derricks, she has 7 hatches. What a job for the deck crew greasing all those blocks...
Thanks for posting Jürgen
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