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Name: CROWN PRINCE
Type: Container Ship
Launched: 16/10/1978
Completed: 03/1979
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Walker Yard, High Walker
Yard Number: 104
Dimensions: 1599grt, 1081nrt, 4280dwt, 104.2 x 16.5 x 5.7(draft) metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 3cyl (580 x 1220mm), 5500bhp
Engines by: Doxford Engines Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 379884; IMO: 7715446
History:
03/1979 Prince Line Ltd (Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd), London
1983 Renamed MANCHESTER CROWN
1985 Plentitrade Shipping Co, Monrovia; renamed THAI AMBER
1988 Renamed OOCL ADVANCE
1993 Benton Shipping Ltd, Monrovia; renamed HMM ADVANCE
1994 GF Investment Ltd, Panama; renamed OOCL ADVANCE
1994 Renamed JIN FA
05/11/1999 Broken up
Comments: 05/11/1999: Arrived at Mumbai for breaking up


Above photo as CROWN PRINCE copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo as CROWN PRINCE copyright of Bob Scott

Above photo as CROWN PRINCE copyright of John Jones