Marpessa (2)

About

Completed 1969 as Marpessa for C.S.M. 4-12-1969 first delivering crude oil Europoort. 14.12.1969 sunk on here maiden round voyage, 50 miles NW of Dakar. She had a tank explosion during tank cleaning. Two Chinese officers were killed.

Picture(s) by Rob Ouwens.

Information
IMO number
6921678
Call sign
PJMO
Construction number
2020
Tonnage
209.996 ton
Year of construction
1969
Year of renaming/broken up
1969
Service for Shell
1969
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
Photo(s)

Sailors