ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SALVIA
Construction
STEEL
Type
FREEZER STERN TRAWLER
Date
1972
Official Number
350690
Description
Yard Number: 958

Launched 20th September 1972 named by Mrs R. L. Herson, wife of the director of the South African company. Sister ship to GODETIA.

Registered Cape Town. South African flag.

Last registered Lloyd's 94/95.

Caught fire, followed by explosion in LAT. 19.55S, LONG 11.48E on 03/05/1997. Fire extinguished same day, subsequently foundering in LAT. 19.49S, LONG 11.32E on 05/05/1997.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Irvin and Johnson (South Africa) Limited
Dimensions
length 200' x breadth 38' 7" x depth 13' 5"
gross tonnage: 802 ton

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