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Name: PROVENCE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/08/1950
Completed: 02/1951
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1874
Dimensions: 15889grt, 9103nrt, 8156dwt, 579.0 x 73.2 x 30.8ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines; (1990: Oil engines)
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1951 Soc. Générale de Transports Maritimes à Vapeur, Marseille
1965 Giacomo Costa fu Andrea, Genoa; renamed ENRICO C
1970 Costa Armatori SpA, Genoa
1987 Renamed ENRICO COSTA
1989 Costa Crociere SpA, Naples
1994 Navitalia SrL, Piraeus; renamed SYMPHONY
2000 Renamed AEGEAN SPIRIT
2001 Renamed OCEAN GLORY I
2001 Cruise Holdings Ltd, Panama; renamed CLASSICA
04/11/2001 Broken up
Comments: 1990: Re-engined as motor ship
04/11/2001: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by Goyal Traders


Above photo as PROVENCE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as PROVENCE copyright of S Baudelaire

Above photo as ENRICO COSTA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ENRICO COSTA copyright of PW Hobday

Above photo as SYMPHONY courtesy of Photoship

Above photos as OCEAN GLORY I courtesy of Photoship

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