|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||NEW DRAGON||Added:||Mar 19, 2019|
|Captured:||November 16, 1978||IMO:||5183883||Hits:||374|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)|
|8,510 grt; 12,399 dwt; 2 passengers.
Operator: Sin Chiao Shipping Pte Ltd, Singapore. Flag: Singapore.
Built: 1957 by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, UK. Yard no 1938.
Main engine: five-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed-piston Swan Hunter-Doxford 67LBD5 of 5,600 bhp at 115 rpm. Speed: 15 knots.
Built for Palm Line Ltd as KATSINA PALM; 1978-NEW DRAGON (as photo).
1984-to breakers at Shanghai,China 27/8.
Photo: departing Tilbury Dock, London just after the change of ownership.