Launched 1971 as SAINT TROPEZ by Ateliers & Chantiers de la Rochelle-Palice, La Rochelle (Yard No. 1206) for Compagnie Générale d'Armements Maritimes, Dunkerque, and delivered 19/07/1971 her owners. Lloyd's Register No: 7116901. Call sign FIYI.

17/03/1978 Purchased by Yru S.A.(Management: Vinalmar S.A., Genève), Genève. Registered at Bâle (Official No. 097) and renamed VALAIS. Call sign HBFV.

1978: Sold to Vinalmar S.A., Genève, Bâle. Not renamed

In collision on 21/07/1979 27 miles off Calaburras in the Mediterranean Sea during heavy fog with the Greek freighter "Argolis" (9072/69) (SD 14-Type) in Lat.36° 13' N., Long. 04° 13' W., at 08:35 GMT. Both vessels sustained heavy damage and VALAIS arrived Cadiz the same day, and subsequently arrived Genova on 29/07/1979 and repaired by Campanella Officine Meccaniche Navali SpA., Genova. (See Photographs). Sailed again on 18/10/1979 after made good the damages she sustained. 
Her captain was later sentenced by a Basel Court due violation of the Swiss maritime law and proper seamanship.

Sold 15/01/1990 to Co. Tras. Mar. Srl. (Cotrasmar, Mazara del Vallo), Trapani. Official No. 739. Not renamed. GT: 1435, NT: 689, DWT: 2227. Call sign IVHA.

January 2001 purchased by "Pibiemme" Compagnia di Navigazione SpA., Trapani. Not renamed.

Purchased in July 2005 by Vetor Srl., Anzio. Registered at Napoli. Not renamed.