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Name: ALNWICK CASTLE
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 14/09/1973
Completed: 04/1974
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 56
Dimensions: 109879dwt, 57255grt, 140019nrt, 251.06 x 40.70 x 20.12metres
Engines: Oil engine, B & W type, 2SA, 9cyl (840 x 1800mm), 23200bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 363057
History:
04/1974 Sheaf Steam Shipping Co (WA Souter & Co, Newcastle)
1976 Bamburgh Shipping Co Ltd (William Thompson & Co), Newcastle
1981 Renamed BENWYVIS
1983 Garth Shipping, Cardiff, renamed GRAIGLAS
1993 Seven Seas Maritime, Cyprus; renamed ARIANA
05/09/1996 Broken up
Comments: 05/09/1996: Broken up at Gadani Beach


Above photo as ARIANA