Monarch - St. Vincent

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The bulk carrier Monarch is seen in this photograph while loading coal in Contrecoeur, Quebec, Canada on April 29th, 2001. Photograph by Willem VanMaanen

Construction of this ship was ordered in April of 1981 and in May of 1982 the nearly completed ship was launched at the Nipponkai Shipyard in Japan. During September of 1982 she entered service under the Panamanian flag as Kiukiang Career. In the time since then she has sailed under the following names and flags. (a) Kiukiang Career (6/96) - Panama, (b) Multi-Purpose 2 (9/99) - Malasia and when this picture was added to the archives she was still sailing as (c) Monarch under the flag of St. Vincent for the Albamar Shipping Company of Greece

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Posted: May 22, 2001       Last Revised: May 22, 2001
Photo by: Willem VanMaanen - Copyright © - 2001

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