ORE MONARCH (15,665/1956)
Gross Tonnage: 15,665 Net: 8,358 Deadwt: 44,632
Year Built: 1956
Hull Type: Steamship
Builder: National Bulk Carriers Inc. (Kure Shipyard Div. @ Kure)
Length Overall: 736 Ft.
Extreme Breadth: 98 Ft
Summer Draught: 37 Ft
Machinery: Two steam turbines double reduction geared, oil fired.
Engine Builder: Westinghouse at Pittsburgh
12,500 shp @ 170 RPM; 14.75 knots
1956: Original Owner: Universe Tankships Inc.
Flag: Liberian Port of Registry: Monrovia
1975: Laid up at Pireaeus
1979: Sold by Universe Tankships, Liberia to Taiwan shipbreakers and arrived at Kaohsiung September 20, 1979. Sold to Keun Hwa Iron & Steel Works & Enterprises, Ltd. who started demolition October 4, 1979
REF: Merchant Ships World Built 1957 Volume – Adlard Coles
WSS Marine News Volume XXXIV No. 12 December 1980