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Yard No. 496
mv GLEN SANNOX



Yard Number 496 was named GLEN SANNOX when launched on Tuesday 30/04/1957 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company for Caledonian Steam Packet Company Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1957
Ship Type: Passenger Car Ferry
Tonnage: 1107 grt | 388 nrt | 301 dwt
Length: 256 feet 6
Breadth: 46 feet 3
Draught: 7 feet 6

Owner History:
Caledonian Steam Packet Company Glasgow


Her main engines were built by Sulzer Bros Ltd Winterthur , she was powered by 2 Oil 2SA each 8cy 4400bhp 18 knots Re-engined with Wichmann Diesels by Hall Russell at Aberdeen

Other names she bore were: KNOOZ, NADIA, AL MARWAH . Her last recorded name was AL BASMALAH I

Additional Information: Sold for ferry service in Egypt and structurally altered.Lying in sunken condition in Alshuaiba Sea 70km South of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia since 2000 approx.
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Photo supplied by Paul Strathdee
Additional data by Paul Strathdee

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