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Name: ABADESA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 23/11/1961
Completed: 03/1962
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1976
Dimensions: 13571grt, 7736nrt, 21489dwt, 565.2 x 72.2 x 31.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (700 x 2320mm), 7200bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 302913
History:
03/1962 Furness-Houlder Argentine Lines Ltd, London
1966 Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London
1969 Renamed STOLT ABADESA
1971 Pacific Maritime Services Ltd, London
1973 Dundee Shipping Inc, Monrovia; renamed STOLT TIGER
1974 Renamed STOLT VIKING
1983 Alap Shipping Co, Piraeus; renamed VIKING
1984 Renamed TRITON
1984 Newstead Shipping Corp, Panama; renamed NEW BRIGHTON
1986 Alkona Shipping SA, Piraeus; renamed EMIR MAN
15/02/1987 Broken up
Comments: 1969: Renamed for charterers
05/11/1986: Damaged by explosion and fire in drydock at Dubai
15/02/1987: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up


Above photo as ABADESA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as ABADESA copyright of George Robinson

Above photo as ABADESA copyright of Peter Crichton

Above 2 photos as STOLT VIKING copyright of Fred Miller II