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Name: ZIRA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/02/1972
Completed: 09/11/1972
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 45
Dimensions: (1979: 6740dwt, 6406grt, 3235nrt, 122.56 x 19.51 x 11.74metres)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (670 x 2140mm), 12000bhp
Engines by: Doxford & Sunderland Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 18.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 358491
History:
09/11/1972 British India Navigation Co Ltd
1973 Absorbed into the P & O Group
1975 Managed by Moss Hutchinson; renamed VOSGES
1986 Ofer Brothers (Ships) Ltd, Haifa, Israel; renamed GALIA CARMEL
1996 Renamed CARMEL EXOTIC
07/05/2004 Broken up
Comments: 1979: Lengthened in Genoa, Italy
07/05/2004: Broken up at Alang, India


Above photo as ZIRA courtesy of Ron Mapplebeck

Above photo as ZIRA copyright of Mike Cornwall

Above photo as ZIRA in P & O livery is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as VOSGES copyright of John Wiltshire

Above photo as GALIA CARMEL copyright of Mike Cornwall

Above photo as CARMEL EXOTIC copyright of Ingvar