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Name: ZARIAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/08/1947
Completed: 12/1947
Builder: Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 21
Dimensions: 7369grt, 4207nrt, 447.9 x 56.4 x 24.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 37.25 & 68 x 48ins)
Engines by: Hick, Hargreaves & Co Ltd, Bolton
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182396
History:
12/1947 United Africa Co Ltd, Liverpool
1949 Palm Line Ltd; renamed LOKOJA PALM
1966 Compagnia Navigazione Kea; renamed DESPINA L; registered in Panama
1969 Nova Shipping Co Ltd (Pergamos Shipping Co Ltd, managers)
1969 Renamed NOVA; registered in Cyprus
12/1971 Broken up
Comments: Ordered as EMPIRE BIRDSAY
12/1971: Broken up at Shanghai, China


Above photo as LOKOJA PALM copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as LOKOJA PALM courtesy of Photoship