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Name Official number Flag IMO
ORINOCO  182162  VEN  5265033 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1950  15/09/1950  12/1950 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Diesel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1986 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
349 grt /  / 320 tons disp 140'0" oa  33' 0"  6' 6" (mld)  3' 8" 
Engine builder British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Engine detail
2 M5YE Atlas-Polar, each 300bhp. 10 knots
2-Screws in Tunnels.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cia Anonima Venezolana de Navegacion.   Glasgow  07/12/1950 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1951 British Registry closed.
By 1969 Ernesto Dias - Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
20/12/1950 Went aground on the sandy beach at Lamlash, Isle of Arran, prior to departing the Clyde on her delivery voyage. Subsequently proceeded to Venezuela under her own power without escort. 
End year Fate / Status
1971  Condemned  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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