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Name: LOBITO PALM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/05/1960
Completed: 09/1960
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1978
Dimensions: 6157grt, 2706nrt, 8807dwt, 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: 301230
History:
09/1960 Palm Line Ltd, London
1979 Rossport Lines Co Ltd, London; renamed LOBITO PAL
1980 Minoa Maritime Co, Piraeus; renamed MINOA
1980 Renamed PERUVIAN TRADER, registered at Jersey
1982 Renamed RICHMOND
1984 Hellene Maritime Ltd, London; renamed EURCO R
16/05/1984 Broken up
Comments: 16/05/1984: Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up by Section Steel


Above photo as LOBITO PALM copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as LOBITO PALM courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as LOBITO PALM copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as LOBITO PALM copyright of JK Byass

Above photo as LOBITO PAL copyright of Malcolm Cranfield