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Postby shipstamps » Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:58 pm

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The Imias, built in 1966 by Cia. Euskalduna, at Bilbao, for the Republic of Cuba, and registered at Havana. She is a motorship, machinery aft, of the open/closed shelter deck type. Gross tonnages 7,000/9,390 tons; net 3,693/5,238; and deadweight 13,000, on dimensions, length overall 514 ft. 7 in., breadth 64 ft. 9 in., draft 26 ft. 3 in/29 ft.11/4 in., depth 38 ft 6 in. She has one deck and shelter deck and is powered by a Sulzer oil engine of 9,600 b.h.p. built by the Soc. Espanola de Const. Nay, at Bilbao. SG2319
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Re: Imias

Postby aukepalmhof » Sat May 08, 2021 7:54 pm

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After delivery managed by the Cuba Government Company Mambisa.

05 November 1981 sustained severe fire damage to her superstructure while at Nuevitas, Cuba.
Subsequently decleared a constructive total loss. Was towed to Bahia Honda in May 1982 to be scrapped.

Source: Modern Shipping Disasters 1963 -1987 by Norman Hooke.
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