cypriot MV Vasso M. (+1977)
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general
nationality cypriot
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1951
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1019  grt
dimensions 67.97 x 11.29 x 3.78 m
material steel
engine 1 x 7 cyl. 2SA diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 1185  b.h.p.
speed 13  knots
yard no. 472
IMO/Off. no. 5113565
about the loss
cause lost fire
date lost 02/02/1977  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon (Scotland)
engine by
British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow
last owner
[1]Juliet Shipping Co. Ltd., Famagusta
MV Vasso M. (+1977)
period 1973 ~ 1977
IMO/Off. no.: 5113565
prev. owners
[2]Isle Of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd., Douglas
MV Fenella
period 1951 ~ 1973
IMO/Off. no.: 5113565
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 06/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 06/08/2013
 
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Allen Tony07/02/2012Vasso M. MV was a Cypriot Motor Cargo Vessel of 1.019 tons built in 1951 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Yard No 472 as the FENELLA MV for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Douglas. She was powered by a Oil 2SA 7cy 1185bhp single screw, giving 13 knots. Engines by British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow. She saw 22 years service to the Isle of Man. She was sold to Cypriot owners in 1974 and renamed VASSO M.

MV. On the 2nd February 1977 she caught fire and sank 2 nm off Borolos Light House, Damietta when on route from Alexandria for Jeddah with a cargo of medical cotton and rice.
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