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Petro King - IMO 6704971

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Photographer:Michael Neidig [View profile]Title:Petro KingAdded:Apr 06, 2019
Location:Rendsburg, Germany
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Under 3000gt)
Kreishafen Rendsburg May 22nd, 1967
built 1967; gt: 1198; owner: Lars R. Johansen, Vika, per Oslo; flag: NOR

[mast cut off - only one on site]
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Patalavaca on Apr 07, 2019 11:14 (3 months ago)
Lost in 1975,all crew saved.
Completed during January 1967 by Angyalfold Shipyard, Budapest, Hungary (2077).
1,198 g.t. and 1,788 dwt., as:
'Petro King' to 1972,
'Soknasund' to 1972,
'Morten Trans' to 1975 and
'Sten Trans' until the vessel foundered on 13/03/1975, in a position 54.37.30N/10.15.02E, during a loaded voyage Sams°, Denmark to Kiel, Germany with stone.
All crew rescued.

A report on the Wrecksite page states:
"The Danish dredger 'Sten Trans' (aka Saugbagger - suction dredger) was carrying a heavy load of stones from Island Sams÷ to Kiel, when on March 14th, 1975, she developed a heavy list in a storm, capsized and sank, 12 miles of Kedsnar Light, off Langeland.
The crew of 15 were rescued.
'Sten Trans' was originally built in 1967 in Hungary as the freighter 'Petro King' and was rebuilt in 1972 as a dredger in Denmark. Read more at wrecksite:

Acknowledgments to: Miramar NZ and Wrecksite.
Michael Neidig on Apr 07, 2019 09:41 (3 months ago)
Thanks for the IMO-No., Tomi.
Regards Michael
Michael Neidig on Apr 07, 2019 09:40 (3 months ago)
Same to you, Volker.
Regards Michael
Tomislav Raymondi on Apr 06, 2019 16:50 (3 months ago)
IMO N░: 6704971


volker1948 on Apr 06, 2019 15:48 (3 months ago)
Moin Michael.Thanks for posting.Good old days!! Best wishes to Krefeld.Have a nice weekend. Volker.
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