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
Keel laid -
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
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"
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 -
* 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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