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ANTHEMIOS – 1970 – IMO 7013434

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IDNo: 7013434 – Year: 1970 – Name: ANTHEMIOS – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 13.11.69 – Flag: GRC – Date of completion: 3.70 – GRT: 10006 – DWT: 15176 – Yard No: 2085 – Length overall: 142.3 – Ship Design: Freedom – LPP: 134.1 – Country of build: JPN – Beam: 19.8 – Builder: Ishikawajima-Harima – Location of yard: Tokyo – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-14.5

Subsequent History: 86 GOLDEN SEA – 94 PROGRESS EXCELLENCE

Disposal Data: BU Alang 3.5.99

“Source : Miramar Ship Index, by arrangement”

 

ASIAN CRUISER – 2004 – IMO 9291963

A Roberto Smera photo dedicated especially to 7seasvessels.com / Coasters & Other Ships Revived. Taken on 01.03.2006.

IDNo: 9291963 – Year: 2004 – Name: ASIAN CRUISER – Keel: 3.4.03 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 26.10.03 – Flag: DEU – Date of completion: 29.8.04 – GRT: 9618 – DWT: 12837 – Yard No: 12000bc1 – Length overall: 138.5 – LPP: 130.0 – Country of build: CHN – Beam: 21.3 – Builder: Jiangdong of Wuhu.

Machinery Overview: 1 oil engine geared to screw shaft driving 1 CP propeller at 132 rpm – Total Power: Mcr 5,400kW (7,342hp) – Service Speed: 15.00kts.

Prime Mover Detail: Design: MaK, Engine Builder: Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG – Germany – 1 x 6M43, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, In-Line (Vertical) – 6 Cy. 430 x 610, Mcr: 5,400 kW (7,342 hp) at 500 rpm.

Subsequent History: 04 BBC CAMPANA – 06 (Antigua & Barbuda) – 6.14 In Service/Commission – TBUX

ALCA – 1981 – IMO 7602388

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IDNo: 7602388 – Year: 1981 – Name: ALCA – Keel: 29.12.77 – Type: Cargo ship – Launch Date: 30.5.78 – Flag: ESP – Date of completion: 10.1.81 – GRT: 9722 – DWT: 14827 – Yard No: c1 – Length overall: 149.3 – LPP: 140.8 – Country of build: ESP – Beam: 19.3 – Builder: Bazan – Location of yard: El Ferrol – Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1D-15.5

Subsequent History: [cpl by EN Elcano, Cartagena #185] – 81 (Cyprus) – 87 NINI PATERAS – 89 RUBY – 90 RUBENS – 91 PANTANAX – 92 CHRISTIANICOS – 94 AL TABITH – 97 AL QUAMAR (Malta) – 01 CHOL SAN – 01 (North Korea) – 04 CHANG SHOU – 04 (Tuvalu) – 10 HUA JI 6 – (Flagged by unknown)

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

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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