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Name: CHEMICAL EXPLORER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 20/10/1971
Completed: 05/1972
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 36
Dimensions: 17980grt, 10339nrt, 29087dwt, 160.03 x 25.3 x 14.03metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, B & W type, 6cyl (740 x 1600), 11600bhp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 343169; IMO 7121346
History:
05/1972 Anglo Eastern Bulkships Ltd (Denholm Ship Management Ltd), London
1985 Troodos Maritime International; renamed BRILLIANT
24/11/1996 Broken up
Comments: 24/11/1996: Broken up at Chittagong


Above photo as CHEMICAL EXPLORER copyright of Peter Crichton

Above photo as CHEMICAL EXPLORER courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BRILLIANT copyright of Peter Wearing