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Name: APRICITY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/10/1966
Completed: 01/06/1967
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 292
Dimensions: 682grt, 496nrt, 1164dwt, 223.9 X 34.9 X 12.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (320 x 426mm), 840bhp; (1974: 4SA, 8cyl)
Engines by: Newbury Diesel Co Ltd, Newbury; (1974: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stamford)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 334510
History:
06/1967 FT Everard & Sons Ltd, London
12/1982 Carisbrooke Shipping Ltd, Cowes; renamed HELEEN C
09/1988 SE Taylor, Lyndhurst
01/1989 Renamed ERNEST T
07/1989 Denver Shipping (Seawaves Shipping Co), Gibraltar
07/1989 Renamed ERNEST 1
1991 Denver Shipping, Bandar Abbas; renamed SHAD 1
Comments: 02/1974: Re-engined with a Mirrlees Blackstone
10/2013: Still in service


Above photo as APRICITY courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as APRICITY copyright of Ray Perry

Above photo as APRICITY, dated 11/08/1981, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as HELEEN C copyright of John Jones