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Name: CAPETAN CARRAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1954
Completed: 01/1955
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1910
Dimensions: 8798grt, 5151nrt, 13320dwt, 481.0 x 62.2 x 30.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 5500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1955 Tramp Chartering Corporation, Monrovia
1961 Transferred to Greek flag
1969 Evinos Cia Nav, Piraeus; renamed RENA
1975 Hero Marine Lines SA, Piraeus; renamed AGAPI
1978 Broken up
Comments: 13/10/1977: Damaged by fire 150 miles SW of Abidjan in position
04.06N - 06.28W and declared a constructive total loss
1978: Broken up at Valencia


Above photo as CAPETAN CARRAS copyright of City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost Collection

Above photo as RENA courtesy of Richard Cox

Profile & Decks plans copyright of Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Click HERE to enlarge

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Copy courtesy of Terry Summerson