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MV St James Park

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MV St James Park

Name: St. James Park
Owner: Philbox Limited
Operator: Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd.,
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Completed: 1993
Identification: IMO number: 9072836
Call sign: MDJP3
General characteristics
Tonnage: 7,926
Length: 140 meters
Beam: 15 meters
Crew: 26

St. James Park is a chemical tanker.


On 28 December 2009, the MV St. James Park was hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. [1]

It was traveling from Tarragona, 1,2-Dichloroethane). The USS Chosin (CG-65) answered a distress call from the tanker.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Somali Pirates Seize Two More Ships".  
  2. ^ "Somali Pirates Seize Tanker, Cargo Ship".  
  3. ^ Mail Foreign Service (29 December 2009). "Somali pirates hijack British chemical tanker in Gulf of Aden".  

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