FIVE BAYS - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - SXFI     IMO number - 5013856     Owner - The Flanders Shipping Co. Ltd.

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - August 1974    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 16 Feb 2003     Last updated - 16 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - June 1959

  (a) Amberton - flag ? (1969)
  (b) Proestos - Greece (1973)
  (c) Five Bays - Liberia (1982)

  Arrived at Kaohsiung, Taiwan about 1 June 1980 where she was scrapped

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo
  Gross tonnage - 8,401
  Net tonnage - 5,310
  Deadweight tonnage - 12,376
  L.O.A. - 476'2"
  L.B.P. - 447'6"
  Width overall - 60'3"
  Width moulded - 60'0"
  Draught - 27'11.75"
  Depth - 38'6"

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Short Brothers Ltd.
  Country - Sunderland, England
  Hull number -
  Engine builder - N.E. Marine Engineering Company Ltd., Walsend-on-Tyne, England
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Doxford 3-cylinder diesel
  Horsepower - 3,307 bhp
  Speed - 13 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, managers, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* Owned by Armadora Naviera Proestos S.A., Greece from 1969 until 1973
* Owned by The Flanders Shipping Company from 1973 until she was sold for scrapping in 1980

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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