FLABOURO - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - C4AG     IMO number - 7125835     Owner - Efshipping Company, Greece

Location - Photographed while she was anchored off Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - June 1987    
Photographer - Ray Thorsteinson - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 15 Feb 2003     Last updated - 16 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - November 1971
  Delivered - January 1972

  (a) Bunga Chempaka - Malaysia (1986)
  (b) Thetis - Cyprus (1987)
  (c) Flabouro - Cyprus (1988)
  (d) Parnas - Cyprus (1989)
  (e) Astoria - Cyprus

  Beached at Alang, India on 20 August 1997
  Scrap price - $169.00/ldt or $1,275,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 18,829
  Net tonnage - 13,151
  Deadweight tonnage - 34,201
  L.O.A. - 185.50 meters (608'7")
  L.B.P. - 175.01 meters (574'2")
  Width overall - 26.07 meters (85'6")
  Width moulded - 26.01 meters (85'4")
  Draught - 11.15 meters (36'5")
  Depth - 15.50 meters (50'10")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Osaka Shipbuilding Company
  Country - Osaka, Japan
  Hull number - 319
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Sulzer 7RND68 diesel
  Horsepower - 11,550 bhp (8,495 kW)
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Owners up until 1986 were Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad, Malaysia
* Owner from 1986 until 1987 was Karlog Shipping Co., Greece
* Owner from 1987 until 1988 was Efshipping Company, Greece
* Owner from 1988 until 1989 was Good Hope Shipping, Greece
* Astoria was sold by Astron Maritime Company Ltd., Cyprus (Chevron Shipping Co. Ltd.) to unknown Indian shipbreakers in Alang

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