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Name: ALDRINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/04/1977
Completed: 11/09/1978
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Neptune
Yard Number: 340
Dimensions: 6670dwt, 4334grt, 2228nrt, 97.52 x 16.01 x 9.00metres
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 8cyl (381 x 457mm), 4800bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 379697; (IMO: 7717195)
History:
11/09/1978 Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd; registered at London
1989 Registered at Douglas, Isle of Man
1997 Aldrington KS (Continental Ship Managment A/S); registered at Nassau
2005 Liberty Shipping Associates Ltd (Octant Ltd), Nassau; renamed ALDRIN
2008 Registered at Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
17/04/2012 Broken up
Comments: Contract transferred from Clelands, part of the Swan Hunter Group
Clelands yard number maintained
01/1980: Fire in engine room. Subsequently re-engined.


Above photo, dated 20/06/1977, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo, dated 12/07/1980, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo, dated 05/03/1982, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo, dated 05/08/1994, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as ALDRIN courtesy of Photoship