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Name: MENDIP PRINCE
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 05/05/1970
Completed: 10/1970
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 315
Dimensions: 1459grt, 689nrt, 285.0 x 47.3 x 16.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 9ATCM, 9cyl (318 x 368mm), 2460bhp
Engines by: English Electric Diesels Ltd, Ruston Engine Division, Lincoln
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 341038
History:
10/1970 Prince Line Ltd, (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, managers)
1974 Renamed CHEVIOT PRINCE
1979 Qatar National Navigation & Transport Co Ltd, Qatar; renamed QATAR 1
1979 Renamed RASHIDAH
1992 Marco Shipping, Dubai (Marwan Shipping & Trading Co, managers), Kingstown
1996 Queen Navigation Co, St Vincent; renamed KARIM
03/2001 Eldelta Aerospace LLC; renamed VICTORY I, Georgia flag
03/2002 Atlantic Marine Shipping Co LLC; renamed MANARA, Tonga flag.
03/2003 United Maritime Co LLC; renamed NADER 3, Korea Democratic Republic flag
06/2003 Phoenicia Maritime Co, appointed managers
2006 Renamed UNITED
10/2006 Blue Ocean Shipping Services (Square Marine Cargo Co, managers)
02/2007 Renamed BOSS, St Kitts & Nevis flag
2009 Unknown owners (Blue Ocean Shipping Services, managers); renamed FM3, Tanzania flag
27/06/2010 Mahmoud Fouad Halibi, Tripoli; renamed HADIYA, Togo flag
10/10/2011 Broken up
Comments: 21/05/1987: Whilst on a voyage from Umm Said to Kuwait she was
attacked and damaged by Iranian gunboats 45 miles off Ras al Khafi.
05/1987: Arrived at Kuwait for repair
10/10/2011: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking up by Butoni Denizcilik


Above photo as MENDIP PRINCE copyright of Peter Crichton