MV Cape York
Geared Bulk Carrier
Official Number: 335044
Call Sign: GZDC
Tonnages: 13,543 gross 7.680 net 21,900 deadweight.
Main Dimensions: 527.9 x 75.2 x 32.1 feet.
Cargo Handling: Fitted with three electric hydraulic deck cranes of 10 tons SWL suitable for grab handling.
Engine: Horten Sulzer oil engine 6 RD 76. 9,600 bhp 15 knots.
May 1969: Completed by Marinens Hovedverft, Horten (Yard No. 165) for Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd., Glasgow.
Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow, managers.
Maiden Voyage: Horten to Rostock, loaded pig iron for Wakayama, Japan.
1979: Sold to Freedom Compania Naviera SA. Greece flag, renamed FREEDOM A.S.
1980: Sold Baybridge Shipping Co. Liberian flag, renamed BAYBRIDGE.
1984: Sold Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Philippine flag, renamed BOTOCAN.
1988: Sold Ultra Shipping Co. Philippine flag, name retained.
1988: Sold Heron Shipping Co. Ltd. Liberia flag, renamed FRANCESCA.
1988: Renamed SYROS by Heron Shipping Co. Ltd. Liberia flag retained, Offer Brothers (Management) Ltd. Haifa,
1992: Management to Goldenport Compania Naviera (Cyprus).
1993: Sold, Deep Blue Shipping Corporation, Ltd., Alva Corporation, managers. Liberia flag, renamed RAK STAR.
1993: Sold, International Trading Co. United Arab Emirates flag, name retained.
1996: Sold, Saaba Shipping Ltd., ASR Toseae Co. Ltd. managers, St. Vincent & Grenadines flag, renamed SAABA.
2001: : 19th May. Arrived at Mumbai to be broken up.