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Iranian barracks ship 'Michelangelo'
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No: 23170   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1978   Manufacturer: Ansaldo, Genoa, Italy   Country: Iran
Iranian barracks ship 'Michelangelo'

Imperial Iranian Navy's accommodation ship "Michelangelo" (built by Ansaldo S.p.A., Genoa) at Bandar Abbas in May 1978. She was completed in April 1965 as the 45,911 gross ton passenger ship "Michelangelo" for "Italia" Societa per Azione e Navigazione. She was bought by Iran in 1976 & converted for use as a barracks at the Bandar Abas Naval Base (apparently without change of name), and was scrapped in Pakistan in 1991.
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