ROACHBANK

The first of the “Fish” class of 6 vessels. Built at Sunderland in 1979. 12,214 gross tons. Powered by a 4 cylinder Doxford engine giving a service speed of 16.5 kts. Part container ship with capacity for 372 teu’s. There was a 60 ton heavy lift derrick and the rest were 35 ton capacity. Sold to the Japanese after 8 years service when she became the DEVO and served for 14 years before scrapping.

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