Eredine I

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Eredine I
IMO /ID No. 6807682.
Type Bulk Carrier.
Gross Registered Tonnage 23,121
Builder Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, Aioi. Yard No. 2035.
Delivery date March 1968.
Hull Steel.
Decks 1.
Length 185m over bulbous bow. F'c.sle 14.6m. poop
Width 27.66m.
Depth 16m.
Engine Builder Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, Aio.
Engine Type Sulzer, 2 stroke, single-acting.
Engine cylinders 7
Engine Power 11,200 bhp
Propulsion mode Single screw
Speed 15 kts.
Power Diesel.
Launched Jan 18th.1968
Original owner John Swire & Sons.


Jan 18th.1968. Launched as the "Eredine I" for John Swire & Sons wifh CNCo. as managers. Originally ordered by World-Wide (Shipping) Ltd., Hong Kong, but sold to JS&S in late 1967.

Aug 1974. Sold to Tarsen Shipping Co. (Tarpon Shipping Ltd., London.), Piraeus. Renamed "Tarpon Sentinel".

April 3rd. 1983. During a voyage with a cargo of bagged flour, from Pensacola to Port Said, suffered an engine/electrical failure, and drifted aground 13 mile off Bizerta. On May 18th was refloated and towed to Bizerta.

Oct 19th.1983. Anchor dragged and vessel went aground, vessel broke in two. 37.21.36N/ 10.07.36E


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