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Borgholm (1958)
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Borgholm (1958)
  IMO: 5048746  
Details/Construction
Builder:Oresund Drydocks AB (Oresundvarvet A/B)Location:Landskrona, SwedenHull #:117
Keel Layed:Launched:1951/10/17Commissioned:1951/12/29
Propulsion
As builtType:2 Atlas-Polar 6-cylinder diesel enginesOutput:2280 bhp (1701 kW) - 12.5 knots
Manufacturer:Atlas-Diesel - Stockholm, Sweden
Dimensions
As builtLength:78.6 m (258.0 ft)Gross Tonnage:2294
Breadth:12.9 m (42.42 ft)Net Tonnage:1159
Depth:5.8 m (18.92 ft)Dead Weight:
Year: 1960Length:92.8 m (304.42 ft)Gross Tonnage:2029
Breadth:12.9 m (42.42 ft)Net Tonnage:1009
Depth:5.7 m (18.83 ft)Dead Weight:3600
Change Description:Lengthened by 24 meters by Wärtsilä in Turku, Finland
Owner HistoryFleet History
OwnerManagerFromUntil
A/B Svenska Amerika Linien - SwedenErik Wijk - Sweden19511960
Cia. de Navegacion Damka S.A. - Greece19601972
Cia. de Navegacion Damka S.A. - GreeceMalvine Cia. SA. - Greece19721974
Cia. de Navegacion Damka S.A. - GreeceGold Marine Co. - Piraeus, Greece19741977
Cia. de Navegacion Damka S.A. - GreeceAmbros Shipping Co. - Piraeus, Greece19771978/05/22
FleetFromUntil
Swedish Chicago Line19391961
Name HistoryRegistration History
NameCall SignUntil
BorgholmSJGA1960
Agios NicolaosSXXO1978
NumberPortFromUntil
9311 Gothenburg, Sweden 1951 1960
3028 Piraeus, Greece 1960 1978
Description
22 May 1978 - While on a voyage from Marina di Carrara, Italy to an unknown port in Kuwait with general cargo she suffered an explosion and subsequent fire in the engine room in the Persian gulf at a position 27.31N/50.49E. She was subsequently abandoned approximately 60 nautical miles north of Bahrain.
June 1978 - The burned out hull was abandoned in Kuwait - ultimate fate unknown.
Disposition
Description/LocationAbandoned at Kuwait.
Arrival at YardBeached:Work Began:
LostSuffered an engine room fire in the Persian Gulf and abandoned near Bahrain.Date:1978/05/22

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