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Name: NIGARISTAN
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/06/1970
Completed: 11/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 32
Dimensions: 9778grt, 5526nrt, 14310dwt, 144.79 x 21.04 x 12.20metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (670 x 2140), 12000bhp
Engines by: Doxford & Sunderland SB & Engineering Co, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 341050; (IMO: 7021120)
History:
11/1970 Strick Line Ltd, London
1973 P & O Steam Navigation Co, London
1975 Renamed STRATHAIRD
1979 Amaril Shipping Corp, Piraeus; renamed GARIFALIA C
1983 Seric Bay Shipping Co Ltd, Piraeus; renamed GARIFALIA
1984 Renamed ARCTUS
25/03/1986 Broken up
Comments: 31//07/1984: Laid up at Piraeus
25/03/1986: Broken up in China at Zhanjiang


Above photo as NIGARISTAN, dated 15/09/1970, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo as NIGARISTAN is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as NIGARISTAN is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo as NIGARISTAN is copyright of David Shackleton, courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo as NIGARISTAN is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as STRATHAIRD, dated 07/03/1979, is copyright of Paul Strathdee

Above photo as GARIFALIA C is copyright of J Slavin

Above photo as ARCTUS is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield