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Name: KINDRENCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/08/1976
Completed: 07/10/1976
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 335
Dimensions: 1596grt, 1134nrt, 3210dwt, 91.24 x 13.47 x 5.14m
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 16cyl (250 x 300mm), 2800bhp
Engines by: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 376575
History:
10/1976 London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd, Rochester
04/1986 Crescent Shipping Ltd, Rochester
02/1991 Registered at Nassau, Bahamas
1999 Crescent Navigation Ltd (Crescent Shipping Ltd)
06/2001 Blue Adriatic Shipping Co, Sibenik; renamed KINDRED
10/2007 Registered in Panama
08/2008 Registered in Cambodia
2011 Chance Shipping Corp, Tartous, Syria; renamed CHANCE (Tanzania flag)
Comments: 1986: Re-engined with a 4SA, 12cyl, by British Polar Engines Ltd
2011: Converted to a livestock carrier
10/2013: Still in existence


Above photo is copyright of Frits Olinga

Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo, dated 15/03/1981, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo, dated 04/04/2000, is copyright of Alan Geddes