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Name: ILORIN PALM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/09/1959
Completed: 01/1960
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1972
Dimensions: 5658grt, 2758nrt, 8950dwt, 460.4 x 62.8 x 25.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 301048
History:
01/1960 Palm Line Ltd, London
1979 Diamant Captain Maritime Co, Piraeus; renamed DIAMANT CAPTAIN
1982 Pearl City Transportation Ltd SA, Piraeus; renamed CAPE BLANCO
1982 Renamed SEA VENTURE
28/12/1982 Broken up
Comments: 28/12/1982: Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up by Salih Steel Industries


Above 2 photos as ILORIN PALM courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ILORIN PALM copyright of Skyfotos

Above photo as DIAMANT CAPTAIN copyright of Mick Warrick