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Name: SERBISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/11/1965
Completed: 03/1966
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 617
Dimensions: 8985grt, 4894nrt, 503.4 x 63.8 x 27.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2100mm), 10000bhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons (Engineers) Ltd, Pallion, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 308027
History:
03/1966 Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
01/05/1972 Managers became P&O General Cargo Division
19/04/1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
06/01/1975 Renamed STRATHANGUS
06/09/1978 Hong Kong Islands Shipping Co Ltd, Panama; renamed KELLET ISLAND
1983 Golden Line (Pte) Ltd, Panama; renamed GOLDEN BEAR
03/1988 Broken up
Comments: 19/03/1988: Arrived for at Kaohsiung for breaking up
03/1988: Broken up by Richian Steel Industrial Co


Above photo as SERBISTAN is courtesy of John Bage

Above photo of SERBISTAN dressed for her maiden voyage is copyright of Paul Strathdee

Above photo as SERBISTAN is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as SERBISTAN is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as STRATHANGUS is copyright of Bob Smith

Above photo as KELLETT ISLAND is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as GOLDEN BEAR is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield