The Bitter End

Merchant Navy Ships

BI Ship

Information about Merchant Navy Ships I served on between 1965 and 1987

Aska | Almeda Star | Canara | Chakdara | Chantala | Chindwara | Danah | Devonia | Dunera | Dwarka | Garinda | HarlechManapouri | Mulbera | Ozarda | Pando Gulf | Sonia M | Strathconon | Strathmuir | Vendee | Vosges | Wild Marlin | Zaida | Zira

ms ASKA

ms ASKA ms ASKA ms ASKA

Heavy Lift / General Cargo Ship, Built in 1969 for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 21/05/1970 to 01/05/1973


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ms CANARA

ms Canara ms CANARA

CANARA in Dry-dock at Antwerp, November 1967

General Cargo Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 27/09/1967 to 21/06/1968


ms CHAKDARA

mv CHAKDARA

General Cargo Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 29/09/1969 to 23/02/1970


ms CHANTALA

C Class V/L

General Cargo / Cadet Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 22/12/1965 to 06/04/1966


ms CHINDWARA

C Class V/L

General Cargo / Cadet Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 03/05/1966 to 17/04/1967


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ms DANAH

General Cargo Ship, owned by Kuwait Shipping, managed by P & O
SNM : served 15/01/1982 to 20/05/1982


ms DEVONIA (ex Devonshire)

devonia

School Cruise Ship, ex Troopship, Built for Bibby Bros
SNM : served 29/10/1965 to 21/12/1965


ms DUNERA

devonia

School Cruise Ship, ex Troopship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 02/05/1967 to 12/08/1967


ms DWARKA

mv DWARKA Dwarka unberthing at Doha

'Queen of the Gulf', Passenger Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM served : 22/06/1968 to 23/01/1969


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ms GARINDA

mv GARINDA

Liquefied Patrolium Gas Carrier, Built in 1977 for Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd, Managed and Operated by P&O Bulk Shipping Co.
SNM : served 07/08/1982 to 09/12/1982


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ms HARLECH (ex ALMEDA STAR)

Almeda Star

Reefer Ship, Built for Blue Star and managed by Lion Shipping Co.
SNM : served 05/11/1986 to 22/04/1987


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ms OZARDA

General Cargo Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 24/02/1970 to 24/03/1970


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ss PANDO GULF (ex WOODARA)

Pando Gulf Pando Gulf

General Cargo Ship, Built for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 04/03/1974 to 09/08/1974


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ms SONIA M (ex STRATHMUIR) (ex MULBERA)

Sonia M Strathmore Strathmore

General Cargo Ship, owned by Transportacion Maritima Mexicana, managed by P & O
SNM : served 23/01/1983 to 02/06/1983
SNM : served 07/10/1983 to 09/02/1984


ms STRATHCONON (a 'Super Strath')

Strathconon Strathconon Strathconon

General Cargo Ship, Built by P & O,
SNM : served 19/11/1974 to 17/05/1977


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ms VENDEE (ex Zaida)

Palletised Reefer Ship, Built in 1971 for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 10/12/1984 to 14/05/1985
SNM : served 08/04/1986 to 08/06/1986


ms VOSGES (ex Zira)

Details and Particulars
Layout of Tanks and Cargo Spaces
Approximate Chamber Capacities

as Zira
ms VOSGES at Ashdod ms VOSGES at Ashdod

Palletised Reefer Ship, Built in 1972 for B.I.S.N.Co.
SNM : served 02/11/1980 to 25/03/1981
SNM : served 29/05/1984 to 08/10/1984
SNM : served 16/08/1985 to 21/01/1986


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ms WILD MARLIN (ex MANAPOURI)

Wild Marlin

Reefer Ship, Built in 1968 for N.Z.S.Co.
SNM : served 27/10/1978 to 06/01/1980
SNM : served 10/06/1981 to 22/10/1981


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