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Name: MARYLYN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/07/1953
Completed: 10/1953
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 575
Dimensions: 7602grt, 4456nrt, 464.0 x 57.5 x 26.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 45ins) + LP turbine, 3500ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185967
History:
10/1953 Walmar SS Co Ltd (Kaye, Son & Co Ltd), London
1965 Elmsley SS Corporation, Monrovia; renamed IONIC SKY
1967 Kaanthos Compania Maritima SA, Monrovia; renamed KAANTHOS
1969 Antinous Shipping Co Ltd, Monrovia; renamed ANTINOUS
1971 Ocean Glory Nav Inc, Monrovia; renamed OCEAN GLORY
04/07/1971 Sank
Comments: 04/07/1971: Sank about 40 miles off Madras after an engine room leakage
on a voyage from Bandar Shapour to Visakhapatnam.


Above photo copyright of Peter Turner

Above photo copyright of Dick Parsons