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Name: DUNEDIN
Type: Container Ship
Launched: 15/02/1980
Completed: 07/1980
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Naval Yard, High Walker
Yard Number: 107
Dimensions: 18140grt, 10080nrt, 16376dwt, 176.1 x 29.9 x 9.4(draft) metres;
(1986: 23291gt, 23991dwt, 202.2 x 29.9 x 9.4(draft) metres)
Engines: Oil engine, B&W type, 2SA, 6cyl (900 x 1800mm), 20500bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 388500; IMO: 7820461
History:
07/1980 Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), London
1986 Hamburg-Sudamerikanische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
1986 Renamed MONTE PASCOAL
1990 Egon Oldendorff (Liberia) Ltd, Monrovia; renamed COLUMBUS OLIVOS
1995 Renamed MONTE PASCOAL
1996 Renamed COLUMBUS OLIVOS
1997 Renamed ALIANCA HAMBURGO
1998 Illinois Shipping Co (MC Shipping Inc), Nassau
1998 Renamed COLUMBUS OLIVOS
2001 Partrederi 'MSC Jessica', Panama; renamed MSC JESSICA
29/05/2009 Broken up
Comments: The last ship to be built at the Walker Naval Yard
1986: Lengthened to 202.2metres by Flender Werft AG at Lubeck
29/05/2009: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by Agarwal Shipbreaking


Above photo as DUNEDIN, taken 07/04/1980, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above 2 photos as DUNEDIN copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as DUNEDIN copyright of Gordon Ross

Above photo as MONTE PASCOAL copyright of Ted Ingham

Above photo as COLUMBUS OLIVOS copyright of Marc Piche

Above photo as ALIANCA HAMBURGO copyright of Andreas Sp?rri

Above 2 photos as MSC JESSICA copyright of Wayne A'Court