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Name: BELPAREIL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/03/1926
Completed: 07/1926
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1014
Dimensions: 7203grt, 4285nrt, 414.4 x 67.1 x 31.0ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 41.75ins), 776nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (IMO: 5040225)
History:
07/1926 Rederiet Belpareil A/S (Christen Smith, manager), Oslo
1936 Belships Co Ltd Skibs A/S, Oslo
1960 Bulkships Ltd, Panama
1965 New Zealand Carriers Inc, Panama; renamed NEW ZEALAND VENTURE
1970 Losinjska Plovidba, Rijeka; renamed BUGA
12/1984 Broken up
Comments: Designed to carry particularly large or heavy items
12/1984: Broken up at Split by Brodospas


Above photo as BELPAREIL is copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo as BELPAREIL is copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as BELPAREIL is copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as BELPAREIL is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BELPAREIL is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BELPAREIL is copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as BUGA courtesy of Richard Cox