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Sister of the ship "Eriskay I"

ID No. 6912566
Erisort off Venice 1976
Type Bulk Carrier
Gross Registered Tonnage 12,340 tons. 6,615 n.
Builder Scott Lithgow group. Greenock.
Delivery date 1969
Hull Steel. Carvel construction.
Decks 1.
Length 490 ft. F'c'sle 41 ft. poop 95 ft.
Width 71.25 ft.
Depth 30.38 ft,
Engine Supplier George Clark, Wallsend.
Engine Type Clark-Sulzer, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 7, 680 mm. dia.
Engine stroke 1250 mm.
Engine Power 7,724 bhp., service.
Engine RPM 145
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 14.7 knots
Deadweight 19,478. tons.
Bale capacity 815,320 cu.ft.
Block coefficient (Cb) 0.798
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbo charged.
Boiler Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Right hand, 16.076 ft.dia. mean pitch 10.97 ft.
Propeller blades 4/
Propeller formation Solid, variable pitch.
Propeller material Manganese bronze.
Keel laid June 19th.1968.
Launched Mar 24th. 1969.
Launched by Lady Patricia Hogan,( wife of the Chief Justice, Hong Kong.)
Original owner Newdigate Shipping Co. London.(World Wide Shipping)
Delivered to owner June 26th. 1969.


* Built in 1969 as "World President" for Newdigate Shipping Co. as managers part of the Worldwide Group. Chartered to John Swire & Sons.

7th July 1972. Bought by John Swire & Sons Ltd., renamed "Erisort".

1976. Transferred to CNCo.

November 1977. Sold to Tolani Shiping Co., Bombay and renamed "Prabhu Satram".

1993. Sold to the Model Navigation Ltd., St.Vincent & Grenadines. Reanamed Renamed "Pearl 3".

August 5th. 1994. Arrived at Alang for demolition by Trilokchand Family Trust.

September 15th. 1994. Demolition commenced.


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