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Photographer:Phil English [View profile]Title:Kanuka ForestAdded:May 23, 2005
Captured:IMO:6929894Hits:1,380
Photo Category: Bulkers built 1961-1970
Description:
Tilbury inbound 16/1/83

IMO Added 6929894 - bu China 1986
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Vessel Identification
Name:New Forest
IMO:6929894
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:15,413 tons
Summer DWT:27,025 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1970
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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P.F. KERR on Mar 29, 2018 08:00 (2 months ago)
Launched: 2/10/1969. Completed:2/1/1970.
175.7m oa, 168.3m pp., 28.6m beam.
17,505 gt., 26,600 dwt.
1-Gotaverken diesel, type 759/1600 VGS 6-U, 15.5 knots.
Builder: Oresundsvarvet, Landskrona, Sweden as a bulk and packaged lumber carrier.
1970 - "GIMLELAND" - A/S Haanes Rederi, Kristiansand, Norway. (Operated as part of Scanscot Freighters (comprising Thorerederierna, Helsingborg, Sweden, A.Leffer & Son, Gothenburg, Axel Brostrom & Son, Gothenburg and J.J. Denholm, Glasgow, U.K.)
1977 - "KANUKA FOREST" - Keplian International Inc. (Kapal Management Pte. Ltd.) Singapore, but still working for Scanscot Freighters, as per photo.
1984 - "NEW FOREST" - Plaza Navigation Inc., Manila, Philippines.
8/1986 - broken up in China
Sources:http://www.varvshistoriska.com/?p=visa-nyhetartikel&n=221-gimleland
http://www.miramarshipindex.nz
kanuka on Mar 29, 2018 06:36 (2 months ago)
I saw the Kanuka Forest at the port of Cardiff in 1980. I remember it was under Singapore-flag then.
smudge6945 on Sep 14, 2014 15:44 (3 years ago)
i believe i stayed on this ship, when my father was captain, his name was Captain James A Westerman (jim)i remember the name, but it was 30 odd years ago!!
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