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Name: APOLLON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 216/01/1957
Completed: 05/1957
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 591
Dimensions: 9451grt, 5655nrt, 499.3 x 63.3 x 30.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm)
Engines by: Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1957 Athenian Shipping Co SA, Monrovia
1969 Evgenia Cia Nav, Piraeus; renamed GARDENIA
1970 Gardenia Shipping Co Ltd, Piraeus
1973 Dolphin Maritime Corporation, Famagusta
1973 Beta Maritime Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed KIKI
1978 Balcaria Shipping Co SA, Piraeus
1982 Already Shipping Co Ltd, Valletta
10/1982 Broken up
Comments: 03/05/1982: Damaged by fire at Augusta, constructive total loss
10/1982: Broken up at Malta, arrived 01/10/1982