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Photographer:Gerolf Drebes [View profile]Title:LoukiaAdded:Feb 02, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Greek general cargo vessel Loukia, bt. 1960 gt. 8497, in the Kiel channel near Kiel Holtenau on 14.8.1976

Changed the photo, scanned negative now.
Vessel Identification
Name:Despoula K
Former name(s):
- Mareantes (Until 1975)
- Kaptayanni (Until 1973)
- Brighton (Until 1970)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:8,497 tons
Summer DWT:12,575 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1960
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Milko Kronja on Feb 19, 2008 00:28 (10 years ago)
Very nice, Gerolf !

Regards - Milko
Guest on Feb 02, 2008 12:58 (10 years ago)
Here’s some more info :
IMO 5051884
8,497 GRT/12,376 DWT. Main engine: three-cylinder Doxford 67LBD3 by North East Marine Engineering Ltd; 3,150 bhp; Speed 11.5 knots.
dedge on Nov 08, 2007 07:00 (10 years ago)
Built by Short Brothers as the "Brighton", the last of Chapman & Willan's so called 'seven sisters'. Sold by them in 1971 she was renamed "Kaptayanni", 1973 "Mareantes", 1975 "Loukia", 1976 "Melpo", 1981 "Despoula K" and on 2 September 1982 was wrecked north of Monrovia while under tow from Monrovia to Yougoslavia to be broken up.
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