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EL FLAMINGO - IMO 5052553

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Photographer:Wim Kosten / maritimephoto.com [View profile]Title:EL FLAMINGOAdded:Dec 22, 2006
Captured:IMO:5052553Hits:1,050
Photo Category: Dredgers
Description:
EL FLAMINGO seen here berthed at the Scheldepoort yard at Flushing East 04-04-1970 after colliding with THETIS C on Flushing roads.

She might look familiar for you tanker lovers and you're right, she was build as BRITISH DEFENDER in 1950 at Wm.Doxford & Sons Ltd:Sunderland (#779) and in 1965 rebuild into a self-unload hopper dredger with bottom doors.

Arrived 10/02/1982 at Brugge for demolition.
Vessel Identification
Name:El Flamingo
IMO:5052553
Former name(s):
- British Defender (Until 1965)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Hopper Dredger
Gross tonnage:5,845 tons
Summer DWT:7,345 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1950
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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