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Name: BEAVEROAK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/03/1965
Completed: 08/1965
Builder: Vickers Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 182
Dimensions: 6165grt, 3978nrt, 6855dwt, 408.2 x 57.8 x 26.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Sulzer type, 6cyl (680 x 1250mm), 6500bhp
Engines by: G Clark & NEM Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 307911
History:
08/1965 Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, London
1970 Renamed CP AMBASSADOR
1974 Arion Shipping Corporation, Monrovia; renamed ATALANTA
1980 Renamed ZIM ATALANTA
1980 Renamed ATALANTA
1980 Sin Chiao Shipping Pte Ltd, Singapore; renamed NEW PENGUIN
1981 Ming Chiao Shipping Pte Ltd, Singapore
1981 Island Ship Management Co Pte, Singapore; renamed FLAMINGO
04/1984 Broken up
Comments: 1969: Converted to container ship, 141.9m, 7105gt
30/04/1984: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking by Rashid Ltd


Above photo as BEAVEROAK copyright of Alex Wood

Above photo as BEAVEROAK copyright of Marc Piché

Above photo as ATALANTA copyright of Mike Cornwall

Above photo as CP AMBASSADOR copyright of JK Byass