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Name: LAGOS PALM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/03/1961
Completed: 07/1961
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1980
Dimensions: 6256grt, 2791nrt, 8757dwt, 473.6 x 63.3 x 25.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (700 x 2320mm), 7500bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 302744
History:
07/1961 Palm Line Ltd, London
1981 Renamed LAGOS PALM II
1981 Lifedream Cia Nav SA, Limassol; renamed CITY OF LOBITO
1984 Broken up
Comments: 09/1983: Reported stranded off Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
1984: Deleted Lloyd's Register as 'to be broken up'


Above photo as LAGOS PALM copyright of Phil English

Above photo as LAGOS PALM copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo as LAGOS PALM copyright of John Jones

Above photo as LAGOS PALM courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CITY OF LOBITO copyright of Jaksa Kivela