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SYGNA - IMO 6800593

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Photographer:
George Brzezina [ View profile ]
Title:
Sygna
Photo Category:
Wrecks & Relics
Added:
Jul 10, 2006
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SYGNA ON STOCKTON BEACH 1974 NEWCASTLE NSW AUSTRALIA.

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Current name:
SYGNA
Status:
Dead
Build year:
1967
Vessel Type:
Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:
30,503 tons
Summer DWT:
52,900 tons

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I can't find any update. What's new regarding this pic?

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SYGNA, norwegian bulker, built 1967 Austin and Pickersgill, Sunderland, 30503gt, A/S Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi, 250574 while lying in ballast at Newcastle, N.S.W., waiting to load a cargo of coal was driven aground during a heavy storm on Stockton Beach, CTL, the stern was left where wrecked but the bow was eventually refloated and towed to Kaohsiung for scrap. Hi Asnyk

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Did you know that Sygna and "Happy Dragon" were both built ih two halves and towed to the River Tyne to be joined together? there is a very sharp bend in the River Wear that makes it impossible to get a ship that big around it, so they were built in two.
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Tom

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