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Troll Maple

1970/ 82 OpenHatch Bulk Carrier

Troll Maple-bobs.jpg

Buildingyard: A/S Burmeister & Wain's Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen

Built year: 1970

Yard no: 833


Tonnage: GRT: 24102/ NET: 18188/ TDW: 41270

Dims: LOA: 192,01/ BR: 29,67/ DR: 12,031mtr


Machinery: 7-cyl B&W by the shipbuilder

BHP: 13100 / Speed: 14,50knots

Photo: bobs

00.09.1968: Originally ordered by Olsen Daughters A/S., Oslo. Contract was sold

00.03.1970: Contract sold to Unterweser Reederei GbmH., West Germany

31.07.1970: Launched as KELKHEIM for Hapag-Lloyd AG., West Germany

31.12.1970: Completed as ROLAND KELKHEIM having been renamed during outfit

00.00.1971: Renamed KELKHEIM

00.00.1975: Sold to Hapag-Lloyd G (Unterweser Frachtschiffarts GmbH & Co KG), West Germany

00.00.1976: Manager became Kosmos Bulkschiffarts GmbH., West Germany

24.03.1982: Purchased by Troll Ltd. (Wilh. Wilhelmsen), Liberia. Price paid: NOK11.825.000. Renamed TROLL MAPLE

12.09.1986: Sold to Tinsley Ltd. (Palm Navigation Trust A), Gibraltar. Renamed CITY OF SALONIKA

00.00.1989: Sold to Future Shipping Ltd., Malta. Renamed AL TALUDI

00.00.1990: Renamed FLYING FALCON

06.06.1992: Went aground off the coast of Somalia in a pos 10.58N, 51.10.E. On voyage from Bangkok to Lisboa with a cargo of tapioca and rice.


00.06.1994: Vessel broken up at Gupta Steel, India. Price for scrap: USD 1.744.000                 

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