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Name: BARON BELHAVEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/11/1959
Completed: 01/1960
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 602
Dimensions: 8337grt, 4687nrt, 461.8 x 59.8 x 29.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4400bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 181364
History:
18/01/1960 Hogarth Shipping Co Ltd (H Hogarth & Sons Ltd), Ardrossan
1966 H Hogarth & Sons Ltd, Ardrossan
1967 Evie Navigation Co Ltd, Monrovia; renamed GLOBAL TRADER
1972 Registered at Piraeus
1981 Pax Maritime Inc, Piraeus
1981 Prinaritis Shipping Ltd, Piraeus
19/04/1982 Broken up
Comments: 12/01/1982: Suffered severe engine damage
19/04/1982: Broken up at Kearny NJ by Union Minerals & Alloys Corp


Above photo as BARON BELHAVEN is courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as GLOBAL TRADER is courtesy of Chris Howell