Pelikan

Vessel name on Arrival: Pacuare

Original Builder: Bremer Vulkan Schiff und Maschinenbau of Vegesack

Original Yard No: 712

Official Number: 181664

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 3264

Year Built: 1935

Arrival Date: 21/09/1959

Breakup Started: 24/09/1959

Date First Beached: 10/02/1960

Date Breakup Completed: 05/04/1960

Draught For’d: 13' 3"

Draught Aft: 16' 0"

Name Changes:

1934  :  Launched as M.V. PELIKAN

1335  :  Completed for Afrikanische Frucht-Cie AG under Managers Reederei F. Laeisz GmbH of Hamburg

1940  :  Taken over by the German Navy (Kriegsmarine)

1945  :  Seized by the British at Brunsbuttel

1946  :  Renamed EMPIRE ALDE for the British Government (MOWT) under Managers Kaye, Sons & Coy.

1946  :  Renamed PELIKAN on transfer to Messrs Elders & Fyffes Limited

1947  :  Renamed PACUARE without change of ownership

1959  :  Sold for scrapping

 

Other Information:

Refrigerated cargo ship designed for fruit carrying

Launched in 1934 and completed in January of 1935

Length :  352' 8"  x  Beam :  44' 8"  x  Depth :  24' 0"

2 x 5-Cylinder SCDA 975 HP oil engines manufactured by the Builder

Service Speed – 15 knots