I alternate between being a vegan and a vegetarian.
Pounded by the elements, orders were given to abandon the ship.
141.0 metres long overall, 134.2 metres perpendicular to perpendicular, speed of 15 knots, 6 passengers.
But delivered as Natal as the vessel began a 5 year charter to 'DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien Gmb H & Co.' ('DAL'), of Hamburg, Germany.
It would seem that DAL was then & still is now a company owned by the privately held 'John T.
The vessel was renamed Topega in 1984, & in 1985 was sold to Raynville Shipping Corp.
He wonders whether poor design or bad workmanship was the true cause of the vessel breaking her back in 1974 & whether, had that not happened, the ship would have been salvageable.