One of the former P & O Offshore Services Ltd offshore supply ship LADY FIONA use to serve in Malta for a Maltese owned shipping company – MALTA SHIPPING CO LTD.
She was built in 1966 at Brooke Marine Ltd at Lowestoft, UK as Yard no 342 as an offshore supply ship as LADY FIONA. On 8th November 1984 she was sold to Sea Diver SA (Bugge Supply Ships, managers) Singapore, and renamed SEA DIVER. Converted for service as a depot ship for submersibles.
In 1976 she was registered under Intersub Two SA (Bugge Supply Ships, managers) Singapore, and renamed INTERSUB TWO.
In 1981 she was sold to BUE Ships Two Ltd, (BUE Ships Ltd, managers) Leith and registered at Hamilton, Bermuda. Renamed BRITISH ENTERPRISE TWO.
In 1995 she was sold to Warrick Shipping Ltd (UK), (Teken Marine Services Ltd (UK), managers) and renamed ELINOR TH.
In 1996 she was renamed OCEAN ENTERPRISE.
In 1997 she was sold to International Marine Service Co Ltd and was renamed again ELINOR TH home ported at Hamilton in Bermuda.
In 2005 she was seen moored at Bezzina Ship Repair Yard –
Images below are while entering Valletta during 29th September 2005 –
During 2007 Patron Group Limited (C 35360) changed name to Malta Shipping Co Ltd and ELINOR TH was seen on various occasions at Valletta.
In 2008 ELINOR TH was renamed EL NOR and changed flag from Hamilton, Bermuda to Misurata, Libya. Owner was Hussein Al Taworghi and operator was MALTA SHIPPING CO LTD.
Late 2009 she was renamed JO SAN flying a Sierra Leone Flag home ported at Freetown with callsign as ZFWN . Images back to 24th July 2010 –
Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com