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Name: BARON OGILVY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/04/1956
Completed: 07/1956
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 588
Dimensions: 5471grt, 2800nrt, 456.7 x 57.6 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 45ins) + LP turbine, 3350ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180210
History:
07/1956 Hogarth Shipping Co Ltd (H Hogarth & Sons Ltd), Ardrossan
1963 Comercio Cia Nav SA, Monrovia; renamed ROMEO
1967 Santa Anastassia Cia Nav SA, Piraeus; renamed AGHIA ANASTASIA
09/1969 Sank
Comments: 01/09/1969: Abandoned in the Indian ocean 32.8S 75.31E after developing
leaks on a voyage from Port Pirie to the Bristol Channel with concentrates.
06/09/1989: Last sighted in 32.08S 74.07E, presumed sank.


Above photo as BARON OGILVY courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as BARON OGILVY copyright of J Clarkson

Above photo as BARON OGILVY courtesy of Richard Cox