MV Baron Cawdor
Geared Bulk Carrier
Official Number: 181370
Call Sign GXQE
Tonnages: 13,580 gross 7,654 net.
Main Dimensions: 527.75 x 75.2 x 32 feet.
Cargo Handling: Fitted with four electric hydraulic deck cranes of 8 tons SWL suitable for grab discharge.
Engine: Horten Sulzer oil engine 6 RD 76. 9,600 bhp 15.5 knots.
March 1968: Completed by Marinens Hovedverft, Horten (Yard No. 161) for H. Hogarth & Sons Ltd., Glasgow.
Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow, managers.
1975: Sold to the Australian Shipping Commission, Australian flag, renamed STIRLING RANGE. Conversion to
Australian crewing conditions begun by N.S.W. Government Engineering & Shipbuilding Undertaking (State Dockyard)
Newcastle N.S.W. Completed in August 1975.
1980: Sold Antigoni Shipping Co. Ltd. S. Stravelakis Compania Naviera S.A. managers, Greek flag, renamed ANTIGONI.
1983: Sank off Bandar Khomeni after breaking in two following a missile strike during the Iran - Iraq conflict.
21st November. Carrying a cargo of steel plate from Japan to Bandar Khomeni.