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SS Cape Breton

The break-bulk cargo ship Cape Breton was originally built as the SS Dolly Turman at the Avondale Shipyards in Avondale, Louisiana in 1966. The ship was delivered to its owner, Lykes Brothers Steamship Company later that year. The Dolly Turman was a traditional break-bulk cargo vessel that transported cotton and other palletized and bulk cargoes…
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MV Cape Blanco

The break-bulk cargo ship Cape Blanco was originally built as the SS Mason Lykes at the Avondale Shipyards in Avondale, Louisiana in 1965.  The ship was delivered to its owner, Lykes Brothers Steamship Company on September 20, 1966.  The Mason Lykes was a traditional break-bulk cargo vessel that transported cotton and other palletized and bulk…
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MV Cape Orlando

The MV Cape Orlando was laid down on February 20, 1980 under the name MV Finneagle at Kockums Varv Shipyards under contract with Finnlines. It was completed and delivered a year later on February 18, 1981. The ship was then sold to Zenit Dry Good Corp. and renamed the MV Zenit Eagle on June 28,…
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