|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||STAR BULFORD||Added:||Mar 18, 2019|
|Captured:||September 23, 1978||IMO:||6900692||Hits:||135|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)|
|Open-hatch, multi-purpose cargo ship; 19,222 gt; 29,455 dwt.
Operated under the British flag, in the Bergen-based Star Shipping pool, by Blandford Shipping Co Ltd, London (an associate company of Fred Olsen, Oslo, Norway).
Built: 1969 by Cammell, Laird & Co (Shipbuilders & Engineers) Ltd, Birkenhead, UK. Yard no. 1333.
Propulsion: 2 x 12-cylinder, four-stroke MAN V6V40/54 medium-speed diesels of 13,040 bhp (total) at 353 rpm, geared to a single screw shaft.
Built for Wm France, Fenwick & Co Ltd, London as STAR PINEWOOD; 1974- STAR BULFORD (as photo).
1982-renamed STAR SUNG (Hong Kong/British flag) same operator; managers Stamford Shipping Co. 1984-SLEEPING BEAUTY; 1987-SEVEN SEAS.
1987-sold/renamed SEVEN S for voyage to breakers at Chittagong, Bangladesh; arrived 1/10