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Scottish Ship Management Ltd.

MV Baron Forbes

M/V Baron Forbes

M/V Baron Forbes

Model at Glasgow Transport Museum. Photo by Iain Benzie.

Geared Bulk Carrier

Official Number: 181369

Call Sign: GXQH

Tonnages: 12,649 gross, 6,925 net, 19,861 deadweight.

Main Dimensions: 530 x 71.3 x 31.8 feet.

Cargo Handling: Fitted with six electric hydraulic deck cranes of 8 tons SWL suitable for grab handling.

Engine: Horten Sulzer 6 RD 76 oil engine. 9,600 bhp 15.5 knots.

October 1967: Completed by Haugesund Mekaniske Verksted, Haugesund (Yard No. 31) for H Hogarth & Sons Ltd., Glasgow.

1968: Management to Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow.

1973: Sold to Seven Seas Transportation Ltd., Indian flag, renamed SATYA SOHAN.

1984: Sold to Thai Bulk Transport Co. Ltd. Euro-Asia Ship Management Pte. Ltd. managers. Renamed ARUN THAI Thailand flag.

1986: Broken up at Chittagong.