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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. 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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