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Name: CAPETAN PSARROS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/01/1955
Completed: 04/1955
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1912
Dimensions: 8798grt, 5280nrt, 13320dwt, 481.0 x 62.2 x 30.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 5500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
04/1955 Tramp Chartering Corporation, Monrovia
1958 Soc Armamento Insular, Monrovia; renamed STARLIGHT
1966 Eroica Shipping Co SA, Piraeus; renamed IOANIS XILAS
03/1982 Broken up
Comments: 03/1982: Broken up at Bombay by SS Jain


Above photo as IOANIS XILAS copyright of Bob Scott