West Inskip

Vessel name on Arrival: Parita Sun

Original Builder: Southwestern Shipbuilding Company, San Pedro, USA

Original Yard No: 9

Official Number: 218732

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 5555

Year Built: 1919

Arrival Date: 06/01/1953

Breakup Started: 10/01/1953

Date First Beached: 30/04/1953

Date Breakup Completed: 31/08/1953

Draught For’d: 8' 6"

Draught Aft: 14' 2"

Name Changes:

1919  :  Launched as West Inskip for the U.S. Government – PoR Los Angeles

1926  :  Charcas for Grace Steamship Company Inc. – PoR New York

1938  :  Charcas for Grace Line Inc. – PoR New York

1940  :  Carreta for Carreta Steam Shipping Company Inc. – Panama

1947  :  Carreta for Cia. Continental de Vapores SA – Panama

1947  :  Parita Sun for Cia. Panammena Europea Nav. Ltd. – Panama

 

Other Information:

Single-Screw Cargo Ship, built initially for Government service, then in commerce service

 

Launched on 26th June 1919 and completed in September 1919

 

Dimensions  :  125.1 metres  x  16.6 metres

 

06-01-1953  :  Arrived at Troon for breaking by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company Limited