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Name: EILDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/04/1976
Completed: 01/05/1976
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 334
Dimensions: 1600grt, 1157nrt, 3206dwt, 91.2 x 13.3 x 5.1m
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 16cyl (222 x 292mm), 2450bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stamford
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 366168
History:
05/1976 Coronet Shipping Ltd (Turnbull Scott Management Ltd), London
1982 Osterreichischer Lloyd GmbH, Vienna; renamed RAUTZ
13/07/1998 Sank
Comments: 13/07/1998: Sank 150 miles west of Gibraltar at 35.05N - 09.31W


Above photo as EILDON, dated 17/06/1982, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as EILDON, dated 17/06/1982, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as EILDON courtesy of Graham Atkinson

Above photo as RAUTZ copyright of Frits Olinga

Above photo as RAUTZ copyright of Patrick Hill