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Name: BEAL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/01/1936
Completed: 02/1936
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 603
Dimensions: 504grt, 249nrt, 165.3 x 27.2 x 10.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, 7cyl (11.0 x 17.7ins), 82nhp
Engines by: Humboldt-Deutzmotoren AG, Koln-Deutz
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161591
History:
02/1936 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1946 Renamed SYLVIAN COAST
1959 Burns & Laird Lines, Glasgow; renamed LAIRDSBURN
1966 Michael Koutlakis, Piraeus; renamed AGIA SOFIA
1973 Elpis Co Ltd, Piraeus
1975 M Athanasiou, Piraeus; renamed FRIENDSHIP III
1976 East Mediterranean Lines Shipping Enterprises Co Ltd, Piraeus
1976 Renamed ARIADNE
05/03/1979 Sank
Comments: 05/03/1979: Sank after striking the breakwater at Augusta
On a voyage from Cephalonia to Barcelona in ballast


Above photos courtesy of photoship.co.uk