SILVERTHORN – 1958 – IMO 5328433

Silverthorn - IMO 5328433

Frits Olinga of Delfzijl Collection - m.v. “Silverthorn” on seatrials on the River Eems 1958 – © Dijkstra of Delfzijl.

IDNo: 5328433 – Year: 1958 – Name: SILVERTHORN – Keel: 9.57 - Type: Cargo ship - Launch Date: 18.1.58 - Flag: GBR - Date of completion: 19.3.58 - GRT: 495 - DWT: 802 - Yard No: 273 - Length overall: 54.9 - LPP: 50.8 - Country of build: NLD - Beam: 8.8 - Builder: Unie of Groningen.

Machinery Overview: 1 oil engine driving 1 FP propeller – Total Power: Mcr 500kW (680hp) – Service Speed: 10.00kts.

Prime Mover Detail: Design: Crossley, Engine Builder: Crossley Bros. Ltd. – Manchester – 1 x HRN8, 2 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical) – 8 Cy. 267 x 343, Mcr: 500 kW (680 hp).

Subsequent History: 68 BOOKER TRIDENT – 79 GUY TRIDENT

Disposal data: 2010 – Status changed to Total Loss, In Casualty.

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Source: MIRAMAR SHIP INDEX by Arrangement.

One Response to “SILVERTHORN – 1958 – IMO 5328433”

  • Webmariner says:

    CAUGHT FIRE IN ENGINE ROOM WHILST MOORED AT GEORGETOWN, GUYANA CIRCA 2010. SUBSEQUENTLY REPORTED LEFT AS LIES, PARTIALLY SUBMERGED.

    BLAZE EXTINGUISHED. SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE TO ENGINE ROOM, BRIDGE AND ACCOMMODATION.
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    Source: IHSF

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