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Name: BAMENDA PALM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1955
Completed: 03/1956
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1926
Dimensions: 5154grt, 2679nrt, 7400dwt, 446.8 x 58.2 x 35.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 187126
History:
03/1956 Palm Line Ltd, Liverpool
1972 Spetsai Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed LENIO
1977 Marlinea Arm SA, Piraeus
1978 Moineau Cia Nav SA, Piraeus; renamed ELSA SK
1981 Renamed ETERNAL SEA
02/1983 Broken up
Comments: 02/1983: Broken up at Gadani Beach


Above 3 photos as BAMENDA PALM copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as ELSA SK copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as ETERNAL SEA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield