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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 Piaeus
25/03/1986: Broken up at Zhanjiang


Above photo as NIGARISTAN copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as NIGARISTAN copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as GARIFALIA C copyright of J Slavin

Above photo as ARCTUS copyright of Malcolm Cranfield