british MV Global Mariner (+2000)
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1979
weight (tons) 12778  grt
dimensions 161.83 x 23 x -- m
engine 1 x Doxford Oil Engine
power 8827  kW
speed 16.5  knots
yard no. 906
IMO/Off. no. 7710800
about the loss
cause lost collision
other reasons foundered
date lost 08/02/2000  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Sunderland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Sunderland
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[1]ITF World Expo Ltd., London
MV Global Mariner (+2000)
period 1998 ~ 2000
IMO/Off. no.: 7710800
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entered 15/05/2010
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Allen Tony16/05/2010At 08.29hrs local time (UTC-4) on August 2nd 2000, Global Mariner MV , a 12,778grt United KIngdom registered dry cargo vessel was in collision with Atlantic Crusader MV a 7,366grt Cyprus registered container vessel and the foundered at Matanzas, Orinico River, Venezula.
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About Builders
 Sunderland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Sunderland
The yard had a number of owners until 1880 when Robert Foster set up a limited liability company with the Sunderland name. The yard made cargo-liners, steel colliers and tramps before moving into tankers in the mid 1880s. - - In the following decades a number of passenger/cargo liners were built. In 1903 the Admiral l'Hermite was launched form the yard: it was one of the largest ever made there. - - In the 1914 Directory: Listed as Iron Ship Builders of South Docks, Sunderland. A number of tramps were made up to World War I. During the war itself, eleven ships and 19 small naval craft were built of which two were gunboats. After building a cargo-liner and a few further tramps before the freight slump of the early 1920s. - - In 1923 no launches were made during 1923 and the yard stopped trading. The yard was demolished during the Depression years.

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