Universe - Monrovia, Liberia

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The 1952-built, 5,182-dwt, 13,950-grt, cruise ship and passenger ferry Universe is seen in this photograph while she was ldeparting a dock in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on May 17th, 1992. Photograph by Rick Garcia.

She was built in Chester, Pennsylvania, USA by the Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company as Badger Mariner. In 1957 she was renamed Atlantic and in 1971 she was sold and renamed Universe Campus. This name lasted until 1976 when she was sold to the Island Navigation Corporation and renamed Universe. She sailed under this name for another 20 years before finally retiring early in 1996. On April 6th, 1996, after being sold to shipbreakers in India for $2,291,000 (US) she arrived at Alang where she was subsequently dismantled.

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Posted: December 19, 2002       Last Revised: December 19, 2002
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