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Name: DART ATLANTIC
Type: Container Ship
Launched: 14/10/1970
Completed: 24/05/1971
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 15
Dimensions: 31036grt, 17658nrt, 28037dwt, 219.21 x 30.48 x 15.60metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 10cyl (900 x 1550mm), Sulzer type, 29000bhp
Engines by: George Clark & North-Eastern Marine Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 21.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 337548; (IMO: 7032210)
History:
24/05/1971 Bristol City Line Ltd (Bibby Bros & Co, managers), Bristol
1971 Bibby Line Ltd, Bristol
1972 Bristol City Line Ltd, Bristol
1980 Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Bristol
1981 Tricity Finance Ltd, Bristol; renamed CP AMBASSADOR
1986 Renamed CANMAR AMBASSADOR
1988 Channel Ltd, Hamilton
1991 Centennial Shipping Ltd, Hamilton
1994 Canada Maritime Ltd, Hamilton
1995 Canmar Maritime Ltd, Hamilton
19/03/1995 Broken up
Comments: 19/03/1995: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by Hardik Trading
13/04/1995: Beached & breaking up commenced


Above photo as DART ATLANTIC copyright of Peter Crichton

Above photo as DART ATLANTIC copyright of Peter Crichton

Above photo as DART ATLANTIC copyright of Tony Frost

Above photo as DART ATLANTIC courtesy of Ray Perry

Above photo as DART ATLANTIC courtesy of John Bage

Above photo as CANMAR AMBASSADOR courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CANMAR AMBASSADOR is copyright of Marc Piche