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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, 14.0knots
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 photo as ILORIN PALM, dated 02/03/1967, is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as ILORIN PALM is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ILORIN PALM is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ILORIN PALM is copyright of Skyfotos

Above photo as ILORIN PALM is copyright of Skyfotos

Above photo as DIAMANT CAPTAIN is copyright of Mick Warrick