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Name: BELEVELYN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1948
Completed: 09/1948
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 559
Dimensions: 4696grt, 2549nrt, 405.9 x 60.4 x 23.9ft
Engines: C4cyl 2 x (17.75 & 42.5 x 38.75ins), 3200ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
09/1948 Belships Company Ltd Skibs A/S (Christen Smith & Co), Oslo
1954 Wiel & Amundsen A/S, Halden; renamed ROMULUS
1963 Namdal Shipping & Trading Co (C Aune), Monrovia; renamed MAJOY
1966 Marnica Cia Naviera SA (Carras Maritime Corp), Monrovia
1966 Renamed KATERINA
1967 Renamed MAKRON
1968 Renamed SEA CAPTAIN
1970 Tyne Shipping Co Ltd, Monrovia; renamed MARCOS PROIOS
12/1971 Broken up
Comments: 12/1971: Broken up at Sveti Kajo, Split where she arrived about 03/10/1972


Above photo as BELEVELYN courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as BELEVELYN courtesy of Belships Co

Above photo as ROMULUS copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection

Above photo as KATERINA copyright of Fred Miller II

Above photo as MARCOS PROIOS copyright of Marijan Zuvic