ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CORSEA
Construction
STEEL
Type
COLLIER
Date
1957
Official Number
187523
Description
Yard Number: 857

Subsequent Names:
KAPPA PROGRESS;
ASTRO VENTURE;
BRENZETT (until 15 October 1976);
PANAGIA (until 1 September 1977);
TSIMENTIAS (until 29 March 1983);
FRATZEZOS XENOFON (until 5 June 1983);
TSIMENTIAS;
JAYVEE I

Self-trimming motor collier
Launched 2nd August 1956

Burntisland Shipbuilding Journal, vol. 25, no.1 October 1956, page 8:
Named by 'Mrs Mellonie, the wife of a director of the ship owning company.'

'Holds self trimming and suitable for grab discharge. High standard of accommodation...which makes a modern coastwise collier more than comparable with the trans-Atlantic liner of a quarter-century ago.'

1970-71: Sold to Liquid Gas Tankers Ltd and managed by Cory Maritime Ltd.
1974: Renamed KAPPA PROGRESS.
1975: Renamed ASTRO VENTURE.
1976-77: Renamed BRENZETT, owners Kissamos Marine Co. Ltd, registered Limassol, Cyprus.
1977-78: Renamed PANAGIA, owner Belgrade Shipping Corps. registered Piraeus, Greece.
1978-79: Renamed TSIMENTIAS, owners Hercules Shipping Co. Ltd, registered Piraeus, Greece.
1988-89: Still listed in Lloyds Register as TSIMENTIAS.

Scrapped (no details available), her last name being "JAY VEE I", registered in Saint Vincent & Grenadines. IMO 5080548. Last known flag Saint Vincent & Grenadines. Cargo vessel, gross tonnage 3364 tons, Summer DWT 4745 tons.



Owner
Wm Cory & Son Ltd, London
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 339' x breadth 46' x depth 20' 3"
Gross Tonnage: 3373 ton

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