She was built in Fukuoka, Japan by Fukuoka Zosen K.K. as Adelphi Yemelos. Through her career she sailed as Adelphi Yemelos (84), Arabian Express (00) and finally Virginia 1 under the flag of Belize. Early in 2001 after an average length career she was sold by associates of Coral SGA Maritime Ltd to Indian ship breakers for around $770,000 (US). Virginia 1 arrived at Alang, India on March 14th, 2001 where she was later dismantled.
Information courtesy Marine News (The World Ship Society), Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register
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