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Name: SAKUMO LAGOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/01/1964
Completed: 05/1964
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 2005
Dimensions: 7337grt, 4326nrt, 9795dwt, 454.4 x 62.8 x 27.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (680 x 1250mm), 7300bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 316521
History:
05/1964 Black Star Line Ltd, Takoradi
1984 Andover Shipping Co Ltd
05/05/1984 Wrecked
Comments: 05/05/1984: Wrecked at Forcade Point near Aviles after breaking towline
while under tow from Takoradi to Aviles for breaking up


Above photo copyright of Albert Weller

Above photo copyright of Ray Perry

Above photo copyright of Graham Moore