Archive for the ‘ Cargo Vessels Over 4000 TDW – A ’ Category

AFRIKA – 1920 – IMO 0000000

Photograph by Walter E. Frost – Source: City of Vancouver Archives.

Year: 1920 – Name: AFRIKA – Type: Passenger/cargo – Launch Date: 11.12.19 – Flag: DNK – Date of completion: 3.20 – GRT: 8597 – Yard No: 314 – LPP: 135.9 – Country of build: DNK – Beam: 18.4 – Builder: Burmeister & Wain – Location of yard: Copenhagen – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 2D-12

Disposal Data: sm/t 55.16N/26.31W 7.2.43 (23*)

Notes: During the 20’s she was the world’s largest motorvessel.

Completed in March 1920 as AFRIKA for A/S Det Østasiatiske Kompagni, Copenhagen. On 14th April, 1940, she was en route from Aden to Colombo and was seized by HMAS HOBART (Capt H.L. Howden, OBE, RAN). Taken over by Britain and transferred to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). The Danish liner AFRIKA, Capt. E. Broholm Jensen, was formerly of the East Asiatic Company´s fleet. Following the German occupation of Denmark in April, 1940, the vessel sailed under the British flag.

On February 7th, 1943, when in convoy in the North Atlantic and en route from Halifax to Liverpool carrying 5,000 tons of steel and 6,457 tons of government and general cargo, including grain and explosives, she was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-402. Of those on board 23 men, including Captain Jensen, were killed.

ALISIO – 1979 – IMO 7627613

Copyright Frits Olinga.

IDNo: 7627613 – Year: 1979 – Name: ALISIO – Keel: 4.6.77 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 26.1.78 – Flag: ESP – Date of completion: 28.6.79 – GRT: 3367 – DWT: 4940 – Yard No: 151 – Length overall: 106.0 – LPP: 97.5 – Country of build: ESP – Beam: 15.0 – Builder: Astilleros Construcciones S.A. – Location of yard: Meira – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-15.5

Subsequent History: 87 JANNI TRADER – 89 SCHELDEMOND (St Vincent & The Grenadines) – 94 ELBEMOND – 95 ALISIO – 96 PASSAT (Honduras) – 02 SANDRA (Cambodia) – 04 SONYA (Syria) – 10 MINA F. (Tanzania – Zanzibar) – 12 In Service/Commission – TBUX

ANNIE COSYNS-N – 1985 – IMO 8411621

Copyright Frits Olinga.

IDNo: 8411621 – Year: 1985 – Name: ANNIE COSYNS-N. – Keel: 24.8.84 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 22.12.84 – Flag: NLD – Date of completion: 5.85 – GRT: 3951 – DWT: 4407 – Yard No: 791 – Length overall: 105.0 – LPP: 99.8 – Country of build: NLD – Beam: 15.9 – Builder: Niestern Sander – Location of yard: Delfzijl – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-13

Subsequent History: [L as WAPPEN VON BARSSEL] – 87 MERAK – 87 BALTIC SUN – 95 EVANGELIA IV (Cyprus) – 01 (St Vincent & The Grenadines) – 01 GLOBAL SPIRIT – 03 HECA TIMBER (Gibraltar) – 03 UNI 4 – 04 MIRVA – 11 (Finland) – 12 BROTHERS WAY (Barbados) – TBUX

 

ANJELIERSGRACHT – 1990 – IMO 8821797

Copyright Roberto Smera – Photographed inbound Santos on 28.01.2006.

IDNo: 8821797 – Year: 1990 – Name: ANJELIERSGRACHT – Keel: 19.1.90 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 27.4.90 – Flag: NLD – Date of completion: 6.8.90 – GRT: 7949 – DWT: 12150 – Yard No: 955 – Length overall: 129.8 – LPP: 120.6 – Country of build: NLD – Beam: 19.0 – Builder: Van der Giessen-de Noord – Location of yard: Krimpen a/d Ijssel – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-15

Subsequent History: TBUX

ARITA – 1984 – IMO 8306864

Copyright Roberto Smera – Photographed inbound Santos on 18. June 2012.

IDNo: 8306864 – Year: 1984 – Name: ARITA – Keel: 22.9.83 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 13.12.83 – Flag: LBR – Date of completion: 31.5.84 – GRT: 10511 – DWT: 17247 – Yard No: 2836 – Length overall: 145.5 – LPP: 137.0 – Country of build: JPN – Beam: 21.0 – Builder: Ishikawajima-Harima – Location of yard: Tokyo – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-14.5

Subsequent History: 84 (Bahamas) – 91 CHENAN – 92 ARITA – 95 CLIPPER ARITA – 00 EXPRESS PHAETHON (Cyprus) – 05 TANZANITE (Panama) – TBUX