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Biokovo - IMO 6611502

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Photographer:tonylast [View profile]Title:BiokovoAdded:Dec 17, 2006
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Launches 5 May 1966 at South Bank by Smithís Dock CoLtd., hull no. 1281, as *Manchester Port* for Manchester Liners Ltd., Manchester. 143.29m x 18.9 x 11.28; 8306 gt, 5382 nt; twin Pielstick 14-cylinder Diesels, 400mm x 460, 11480-bhp, by Crossley BrosLtd.

Later *Biokovo* (1971) and *Ydra* (1980). Caught fire at 37.32N-10.05E and wrecked off Bizerta, Tunisia, 21 January 1983. For a look at her after this, see Yvon Perchocís fine photo at

Shown at Iroquois Landing, entrance to the Calumet River, Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 1978.

Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Manchester Port (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:8,306 tons
Summer DWT:12,059 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1966
AIS Information
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