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Name: LUMINENCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/12/1976
Completed: 25/03/1977
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 336
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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 376578
History:
03/1977 London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd, Rochester
04/1986 Crescent Shipping Ltd, Rochester
07/1992 Registered at Nassau, Bahamas
1999 Crescent Navigation Ltd (Crescent Shipping Ltd)
1999 Adelfo Commercio International Ltda, Funchal; renamed VIRTUAL
2002 Dream Maritime Ltd, Alexandria; renamed DREAM, Cambodia flag
10/2002 Registered in North Korea
10/2007 Registered in Moldova
04/2008 Registered in Sierra Leone
04/2009 Registered in Lebanon
2010 Golden Maritime Co, Anout, Lebanon; renamed GREEN CEDAR
Comments: 11/1983: Re-engined 4SA, 12cyl, by British Polar Engines Ltd
1982-1987: In temporary use as a cable layer
10/2013: Still in existence


Above photo as LUMINENCE copyright of Patrick Hill

Above photo as LUMINENCE copyright of Chris Howell