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Photographer:Gerolf Drebes [View profile]Title:PRINCESS SISSYAdded:Jun 12, 2006
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
Panama flag passenger vessel Princess Sissy, bt. 1947, gt. 5327, at the breakers yard at Split on 24.9.1980
Vessel Identification
Name:Princess Sissy
Former name(s):
- Elektra (Until 1974)
- Electra (Until 1974)
- Sidi Okba (Until 1964)
- Mediterranean Ii (Until 1964)
- Sidi Okba (Until 1963)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passenger/cargo Ship
Gross tonnage:5,327 tons
Summer DWT:3,400 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1947
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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P.F. KERR on Aug 23, 2017 07:24 (1 year ago)
Launched: 19/8/1947 Completed: 5/1948.
Built by J. Samuel White, East Cowes, U.K. 3,925gt and 3,400 dwt (as built). Single screw steam turbine. 17 knots.
1948 - "SIDI OKBA" - Soc. Général de Transportes Maritimes à Vapeur, Marseilles, France.
1957 - transferred to Cie. de Nav. France-Amerique, Marseilles.
5/1963 - fire while in drydock at Marseilles, damaging accommodation and forward cargo holds.
1962 - returned to S.G.T.M.V.
1964 - "MEDITERRANEAN II" - Aegean SN, Typaldos Brothers, Piraeus, Greece.
1964 - rebuilt and renamed "ELEKTRA"
1967 - laid up due to bankruptcy of Typaldos Bros, a result of the investigation of the "HERAKLION" sinking in 1966.
1974 - "PRINCESS SISSY - Solmare Shipping Co., Panama (Angelakis Family)
7/1/1976 - grounded 43°05'N/16°35'E, Hvar, Croatia.
Re-floated and broken up at Split, 1980 as per photo.
Marine News: Vol XVII No.7 (1963)
albertomou on Jul 25, 2006 06:57 (12 years ago)
what's former names? please.
Albertomou, Azores is.former names
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