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Name: KANO PALM
Type Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/11/1957
Completed: 03/1958
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1946
Dimensions: 6012grt, 3187nrt, 499.9 x 62.9 x 23.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 5600bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187185
History:
03/1958 Palm Line Ltd, Liverpool
1979 Shanti Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd; renamed PURNA SHANTI
1979 Marvia Shipping Co SA, Panama; renamed ISLAND TRADER
23/09/1982 Broken up
Comments: 23/09/1982: Broken up by Gupta Steel at Bombay


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above 2 photos copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo as ISLAND TRADER copyright of Chris Howell