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Name: HOPEPEAK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/02/1938
Completed: 04/1938
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1541
Dimensions: 5179grt, 3130nrt, 418.9 x 57.4 x 25.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.25ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 165761
History:
04/1938 Hopemount Shipping Co Ltd (A Stott & Co), Newcastle
1938 Managers Stott, Mann & Fleming Ltd
1952 Bugsier-Reederei und Bergungs AG, Hamburg; renamed EILENAU
1960 W Schuchmann reederei, Bremerhaven; renamed WEISSESEE
1962 Cia Naviera Somelga SA, Beirut (Lemos & Pateras)
1962 Renamed KAPTANPANTELIS
04/06/1963 Stranded
Comments: 04/06/1963: Stranded off Fialdu in the Maldive Islands at 06.57N - 73.31E
On a voyage from Calcutta to Rijeka with a cargo of ore


Above photo as HOPEPEAK courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as KAPTANPANTELIS courtesy of Richard Cox