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El Commodore
El Commodore - Montreal, Quebec - May 18, 1983
Dimitrov 24 type (Varna)
More details and photos for: El Commodore
Owner:Marfomentos ArmadoraCategory:Bulk Carrier
Manager: Port/Flag:Manila, Philippines
Dimensions:Length (oa): 185.2 m (607.6 ft) Length (lbp): 172.1 m (564.6 ft) Beam: 23.0 m (75.5 ft)Call Sign: 
Built:Georgi Dimitrov Shipyard, Varna, Bulgaria - Entered service on 1980/04/17
Names:El Commodore (1985/08), Battersea (1985/12), Merchant Prelude (1990), Janice Aung (2000), Cacao (2002/01), Opel X (2002/02)
Disposition:Suffered an explosion, possibly struck by a mine in the Arabian Sea (15.30N/56.38E) while enroute from Dubai to Durban, South Africa - declared CTL and sold for scrapping
Scrapped at Alang, India
Lost on 2002/01/20 - Arrived at yard on 2002/02/27.

Photographer:René Beauchamp - Montreal, Quebec, CanadaCollection:René Beauchamp Collection (Montréal, Quebec, Canada)
Format:Kodachrome slideViews:30 
Uploaded:2022-12-01 4:28 PM by René Beauchamp