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SHIP NAME: Forthfield KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source HOOKE
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The Newcastle registered steam tanker Forthfield was en route from Puerto Ordaz to Genoa loaded with fuel oil when she ran aground in the Rio Orinoco on Janyary 27, 1975. After being refloated, she diverted to Port of Spain with leakage and, after undergoing temporary repairs, proceeded to Genoa, then Marseilles for an inspection. Such extensive bottom damage was found that she was declared a constructive total loss and sold to Spanish shipbreakers for demolition at Burriana.


source CTX
type C
volume Y
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Sounds likes she was still at least partly loaded crossing the Atlantic. Be interesting to know if she used HBL tran-Atlantic.