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Name: CLAREBROOK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/07/1964
Completed: 11/1964
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 276
Dimensions: 1594grt, 985nrt, 265.3 x 39.3 x 17.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (340 x 570mm), 1340bhp
Engines by: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 306161
History:
11/1964 Williamstown Shipping Co Ltd (Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, managers), London
01/1967 Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, London
1976 Fotkav Shipping Co Ltd, Cyprus; renamed JUPITER
1979 Renamed LEFKAS STAR
18/06/1984 Sank
Comments: 18/06/1984: Whilst on a voyage from Eleusis to Algiers with a cargo of cement,
suffered an engine room explosion and sank east of Monemvasia


Photo as CLAREBROOK courtesy of Clive Ketley