ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BINNA
Construction
STEEL
Type
BALTIC TIMBER CARRIER
Date
1953
Official Number
2968
Description
Yard Number: 834

Subsequent Names: GIALLIA

Launched by Mrs W Eitrem, the wife of a director of the owning company, A/S Borga (managed by Fred Olsen).

Port of Registry - Oslo

See Burntisland & Hall Russell Shipyard Journal 23 (2) 1953, p. 35:
for photo of BINNA running sea trials

Burntisland & Hall Russell Shipyard Journal 23 (1) 1953, p.1:
for photos of launch, launch party, etc.
The ship is built with ice strengthening and is fitted with a figurehead of cast bronze, as in all ships of the Fred Olsen fleet.

In 1968 name changed to GIALLIA, and owners now the Giallia Corp. of Monrovia, Liberia.

No further entries in Lloyd's Register. Fate unknown.
Associated
Fred Olsen & Co., Norway
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
A/S Bonheur
Dimensions
length 266' x breadth 44' 1" x depth 19'
gross tonnage 1858 tons

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