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Name: ZINNIA
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 26/07/1968
Completed: 10/1968
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 623
Dimensions: 16122grt, 10199nrt, 597.0 x 74.9 x 46.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SA, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm), 9600bhp
Engines by: George Clark & North Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187949
History:
10/1968 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
01/11/1982 Norbulk Pte Ltd (Thome & Co Pte Ltd), Singapore; renamed TIMUR SWIFT
1983 Armement Ermione SA, Monrovia; renamed ERMIONE
1985 Zenovia Shipping Co Ltd, Valletta; renamed ZENOVIA
1990 Ionia Maritime Co Ltd, Valletta; renamed IONIA
1991 Renamed ONIA for delivery to breakers
07/1991 Broken up
Comments: 06/01/1990: Damaged by fire in Ponce roads
07/1991: Broken up at Aliaga, arrived 07/07/1991.


Above photo as ZINNIA, dated 10/03/1979, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as ZINNIAis copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as ZINNIA copyright of Marc Piche

Above photo as ZENOVIA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield