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Name: PEISANDER
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/03/1966
Completed: 03/1967
Builder: Vickers Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 185
Dimensions: 12094grt, 6471nrt, 11600dwt, 563.8 x 77.9 x 30.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 9cyl (840 x 1800mm), 22500bhp
Engines by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 308690
History:
03/1967 Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line Ltd), Liverpool
1973 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line Ltd), Liverpool
1978 Balcombe Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed ORIENTAL EXPORTER
1979 Panocean Shipping Co Inc, Monrovia
1979 Carland Shipping Ltd, Hong Kong
1981 Renamed MAIN EXPRESS
1984 Island Investment & Agency Corp Ltd, Panama
1984 Renamed ORIENTAL EXPORTER
09/1986 Broken up
Comments: 1979: Lengthened to 195.4m, 15845grt, 16310dwt
1979: Converted to container ship
10/09/1986: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Kao Feng Iron & Steel Co


Above photo shows PEISANDER and PRIAM (behind) outfitting at Walker. Photo copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as PEISANDER copyright of Trevor Jones

Above photo as PEISANDER copyright of Don Meehan

Above photo as PEISANDER copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo as ORIENTAL EXPORTER copyright of Trevor Jones

Above photo as ORIENTAL EXPORTER copyright of Keith Wood