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Name: DESDEMONA
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 16/05/1978
Completed: 07/1978
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn Yard
Yard Number: 89
Dimensions: 17940grt, 10963nrt, 28973dwt, 182.9 x 24.7 x 10.4(draft) metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Sulzer type, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm), 12000bhp
Engines by: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Whiteinch, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 379647; IMO: 7700063
History:
07/1978 Bowring SS Co Ltd, London
By 1982 Hanover Shipping Co Ltd (Newgate Shipping Co Ltd), London
1984 Marida Ltd, Kingstown, St Vincent; renamed BOKA
1985 Slobodna Plovidba, Sibenik; renamed SUBICEVAC
1991 Claudia Comp Naviera SA, Panama; renamed ACHILLES
2001 Geniality Shipping Co SA, Panama; renamed DIANA Z
2003 Unknown owners; renamed BRIGHT FUTURE
2003 Mi Rae Shipping, North Korea; renamed MI RAE
02/12/2011 Broken up
Comments: 02/12/2011: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by International Steel Corp


Above photo as DESDEMONA copyright of Lynne Caffyn

Above photo as ACHILLES copyright of Rogério Cordeiro

Above photo as MI RAE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MI RAE copyright of Lakhtikov Dmitriy