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MENESTHEUS
Ships and Harbours
No: 14476   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1985   Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan   Country: The Netherlands
MENESTHEUS

One of a series of large general cargo ships for the Blue Funnel Line/ Ocean Group she was completed by Mitsubishi at Nagasaki in 1977. I took this at Rotterdam in 1985.
In 1980 she became BARBER MENESTHEUS for charter work and had reverted to her own name again when I took this. She subsequently received many different names finally becoming KING SPIRIT in 2007. She is possibly still sailing.
Picture added on 30 April 2010 at 16:42
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There were 4 ships built as a replacement order for two BP R class VLCCs for bareboat charter to Ocean Fleets.

Added by John Brooks on 27 August 2017.
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