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Name: BAMENDA PALM
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1955
Completed: 03/1956
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1926
Dimensions: 5154grt, 2679nrt, 7400dwt, 446.8 x 58.2 x 35.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Reg Number: 187126
History:
29/03/1956 Palm Line Ltd, Liverpool
1972 Spetsai Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed LENIO
1977 Marlinea Armadora SA, Piraeus
1978 Moineau Cia Naviera SA, Piraeus; renamed ELSA SK
1981 Renamed ETERNAL SEA
28/05/1983 Broken up
Comments: 28/05/1983: Broken up at Gadani Beach by GM Industrial Corp


Above photo as BAMENDA PALM is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as BAMENDA PALM is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as BAMENDA PALM is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as BAMENDA PALM is copyright of SkyPhotos

Above photo as LENIO is copyright of Alex Wood

Above photo as ELSA SK is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as ETERNAL SEA is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield