Standard type Polish built Elder Dempster Line ship owned by Midland Montagu Leasing Ltd., London.
Flag: United Kingdom.
Ex names: Sokoto-83, Bello Folawiyo-84.
Renamed: 86-General Urdaneta, 92-Meng Horng, 93-Meng Kiat, broke tow & wrecked near Kalam, Vasai, India 3/7/98 reported as Meng Kai.
Above: SOKOTO laid up in River Blackwater Date: 9 September 1984. Source: Mersea Museum / John Jones
Above: SOKOTO laid up in the River Blackwater. Date: 26 August 1984. Source: Mersea Museum / Derek Sands
Above: Ships laid up in the River Blackwater. ALIAKMON RIVER on the left, with SAPELE and SOKOTO in the distance. SOKOTO was in the river 1 August 1984 to 15 September 1984, helping date the photograph. Date: cSeptember 1984. Source: Mersea Museum / Ted Ingham