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Sister of the ship Strathkeith

Strathkirn also Chengtu III
IMO /ID No. 7705855.
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 6,216 grt. 3,127 nett.
Builder Miho Zosensho, Shimizu. Yard No. 1066.
Delivery date Jan 1978.
Hull Steel, 5 holds, 10 twin hatches.
Decks 1.
Length 118.1 m. F'c'sle 10 m.
Width 20.1 m.
Depth 10.5 m.
Engine Builder Hitachi Zosen, Innoshima.
Engine Type Diesel, Burmeister & Wain, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 7.
Engine Power 6,150 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 16 kts.
Deadweight 7,727 tons.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel, fuel oil.
Propeller Solid, right hand.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Dec 10th. 1977
Original owner Taikoo Navigation Co.


Refer to sister ship "Strathkeith"

Jan 1978. The vessel was launched for Taikoo Navigation Co., as "Strathkirn" however delivery was made to the Timber Shipping Co., Singapore as the "Timber Bay", the managers being Wolfgang Gimpe.

1979. Placed on charter, with sister ship, to Hoediadah Shipping, Hoediadah, Yemen. Renamed "Jeddah Crown".

Aug 1980. Bought by Crusader Swire Container Services Ltd., with P & O., CNCo. as managers.

1981. Renamed Chengtu III

1989. Bought by Pacific International (Pte.), Singapore. Renamed "Kota Panjang II".

2000, Renamed "Salam Panjang".

April 3rd. 2009. Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up. Beached April 10th 2009.



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