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Name: NNAMDI AZIKIWE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/10/1962
Completed: 01/1963
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1994
Dimensions: 6063grt, 3176nrt, 9550dwt, 465.1 x 63.3 x 26.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (680 x 1250mm), 6100bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 321501
History:
01/1963 Nigerian National Shipping Lines Ltd, Lagos
1981 Middle East Maritime Co Ltd, Panama; renamed RONHILL
1982 Jahr Development Inc, Panama
1983 Minoa Maritime Co, Piraeus
1985 Universe Shipping Ltd, Piraeus; renamed IONIAN SKIPPER
04/05/1985 Broken up
Comments: 04/05/1985: Arrived at Karachi for breaking up byJilani Corporation


Above photo as NNAMDI AZIKIWE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as NNAMDI AZIKIWE copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as NNAMDI AZIKIWE copyright of Robert J Smith

Above photo as RONHILL copyright of Mike Griffiths