|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||SUMBURGH HEAD||Added:||Mar 10, 2019|
|Captured:||September 23, 1978||IMO:||7616224||Hits:||414|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||General cargo ships built 1970-1979 (Over 3000gt)|
|4,694 grt; 7,298 dwt.
Operator: Christian Salvesen (Shipping) Ltd, Edinburgh.
Built: 1977 by Hashihama Zosen KK, Imabari, Japan (Yard no. 624).
Main engine: six-cylinder, two-stroke Kobe Hatsudoki-Mitsubishi 6UET45/80D of 4,500 bhp at 230 rpm. Speed: 15 knots.
1990-to Barra Head Shipping Ltd, renamed HOOD HEAD (Irish flag); 1993-sold to K G Jebsen group, renamed HUSNES (Panama flag); 2003-sold to Wilson Shipowning AS, Bergen, Norway, renamed WILSON TANA (Maltese flag).
Still in service.
Photo: outward bound for the one of North East coal ports after discharging at West Thurrock power station (closed 1993).