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Name: SHAHRISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/09/1964
Completed: 01/1965
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 614
Dimensions: 9280grt, 5212nrt, 503.4 x 67.9 x 29.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (670 x 2100mm), 10000bhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons (Engineers) Ltd, Pallion, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 306217
History:
01/1965 Shahristan Steamship Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
01/05/1972 Managers became P&O General Cargo Division
19/04/1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
31/01/1975 Renamed STRATHAPPIN
18/01/1979 Rina Shipping Co, Piraeus; renamed IRENES IDEAL
1982 Square Shipping Inc, Valletta; renamed IDEAL
10/1985 Broken up
Comments: Fitted with a 180 ton Stulcken derrick
19/09/1985: Delivered at Chittagong
10/1985: Broken up at Bhatiyari Beach by Burhani Metal Works


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo is copyright of Ray Perry

Above photo as STRATHAPPIN is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as STRATHAPPIN is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as STRATHAPPIN is copyright of Michael Green