MV Sugar Transporter

MV Sugar Transporter was a British built Bulk carrier. It was launched on 25 March 1970 and was sunk at anchorage off Socotra Island near the Horn of Africa in 1991. It was also named the Kefalonia Wind, Sea Transporter, and Sunset. The ship was owned by the Sugar Line Limited, as well as Oceanfever Marine.

Name: Sugar Transporter
Owner: Sugar Line Limited
Port of registry:  Cyprus
Route: United Kingdom Australia
Builder: Lithgows Port Glasgow[1]
Yard number: 1181[1]
Launched: 25 March 1970[1]
Fate: Sank in 1991
General characteristics
Type: Bulk Carrier
Length: 550 ft (170 m)[1]
Beam: 74 ft (23 m)[1]
Depth: 31 ft (9.4 m)[1]
Propulsion: Six-cylinder B&W-Kincaid diesel engine


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