MV Derbyshire

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The MV Derbyshire was an ore-bulk-oil combination carrier. It was built in 1976. It was the last in the series of the Bridge-class ships. It was registered at Liverpool. It was owned by Bibby Line.

The ship was lost on 9 September 1980 during Typhoon Orchid.[1] All 42 crew members and two of their wives were killed during the sinking.

Derbyshire was launched in 1975. It went into service the following year.

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  1. "MV Derbyshire". The Liverpool Museum. Retrieved Oct 18, 2015.