ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SUGAR CARRIER
Construction
STEEL
Type
VESSEL, CARGO
Date
1959
Official Number
301089
Description
Yard Number: 871

Launched 1st December 1959 by Mrs J. O. Whitmee, wife of a director of Tate & Lyle, who "performed the naming ceremony with such vigour that she got showered in Champagne." (The People's Journal, 5th December 1959). Bulk carrier for sugar from West Indies to Silvertown on Thames.

SUGAR CARRIER was, at that time, the largest vessel ever built in Aberdeen.

1969: Renamed VALLILA. Change of owners to Etaliä-Suomen Laiva o/y Helsinki, Finland.
1976: Renamed ELMINER. Change of owners to Elminer S.A. Panama.
1980: Renamed OMEGA LEROS. Change of owners to Leros Shipping Co. LH., Piraeus, Greece.
1983: Renamed MARINER. Change of owners to Seaboard Maritime Inc.
1985: Scrapped

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Silvertown Shipping Services Co. Ltd, Liverpool
Dimensions
length 401' x breadth 58' x depth 32'
gross tonnage: 6358 ton

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