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Name: HIMMERLAND
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 23/05/1967
Completed: 10/1967
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 620
Dimensions: 15374grt, 8955nrt, 580.2 x 75.4 x 33.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Burmeister & Wain type, 6cyl (740 x 1600mm), 9900bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (IMO: 6717265)
History:
10/1967 A/S Det Danske-Franske D/S, Copenhagen
1977 Sonmez Denizcilik ve TAS, Istanbul; renamed TURKIYE
1988 Vastship Nav SA, Panama; renamed VAST START
1989 OMS Pioneer Shipping SA, Panama; renamed VAST PIONEER
1989 Fairwind Maritime Co Ltd, Valletta; renamed FAIRWIND
28/02/1991 Sank
Comments: 26/02/1991: Hit a submerged object in the Red Sea
28/02/1991: Sank in the Red Sea
On a voyage from Novorossiysk to Indonesia with a cargo of pig iron


Above photo as HIMMERLAND courtesy of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as HIMMERLAND courtesy of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as HIMMERLAND courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as HIMMERLAND courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as TURKIYE copyright of Joerg Seyler