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Photographer:ferren7 [View profile]Title:JAMES LYKESAdded:May 22, 2005
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
The James Lykes was one of the many Lykes vessels of this class which called in Durban during the 80's and 90's.
Vessel Identification
Name:James Lykes
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:11,891 tons
Summer DWT:14,530 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1960
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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mtpat10 on May 22, 2005 16:49 (11 years ago)
JAMES LYKES Cargo, 1960
Built by: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Owned by: Lykes Brothers Steamship Co
10,186 tons gross, 11,000 tons deadweight
548,818 cubic feet dry cargo
16,342 cubic feet refrigerated cargo
495 Ft Length Overall, 69 Ft Breadth, 28 draught
Engines: 2 G.E.C geared turbines 9,900 Shaft Horsepower
Speed: 17 Knots
Note: This reference includes photo, longitudinal plan, additional narrative
REF: Merchant Ships World Built Vol IX 1961, Adlard Coles Limited

JAMES LYKES 11,891/60 -72; Sold by Lykes Brothers Steamship Co. Inc. USA to Indian Shipbreakers and anchored off Alang 28/2/95. Beached 2/3/95.
REF: World Ship Societys Marine News May 1995 Vol. XLIX No.5, June 1995 Vol. XLIX No.6
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