It is mentioned in newspaper cutting c1975 that MARDINA MERCHANT had been in the river some time and would soon be leaving. Owned by company from Piraeus, Greece, registered Hong Kong.
Built as ABDELMOUMEN. Renamed PLAYA DE LA ALDEA-1969, MARDINA MERCHANT-1973, RADIANT CLAUDIA-1975, CLAUDIA-1976, CHRISTIANA R.-1977.
17 September 1978 lost in collision 12nm SSW Cape Finisterre.