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Name: BIRLING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/08/1977
Completed: 01/12/1977
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 338
Dimensions: 1584grt, 1002nrt, 3920dwt, 91.3 x 14.6 x 5.4m
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 6cyl (381 x 457mm), 3300bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 377461
History:
12/1977 Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, London
2000 Unknown owner; renamed SOFIAKATERNIA
2002 Marzia Shipping Ltd, Panama; renamed JOSEPHINE I
2005 Unknown owner; renamed GOODWISH
2008 Unknown owner; renamed VAHHAB
22/11/2010 Broken up
Comments: 22/11/2010: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking.


Above photo as BIRLING copyright of Ted Ingham

Above photo as BIRLING copyright of Capt Jan Melchers

Above photo as SOFIAKATERNIA copyright of Aleksi Lindström

Above photo as JOSEPHINE I copyright of Federico Bolognini

Above photo as GOODWISH copyright of Federico Bolognini

Above photo as VAHHAB copyright of Ilhan Kermen