AKADEMOS - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - SXWF     IMO number - 7211725     Owner - Solidor Shipping Company, England

Location - St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada - Sailing northbound in the Welland Canal destined for the Atlantic Ocean     Photograph Date - July 1973
Photographer - Barry Andersen (t1,s94)     Added to archive - 3 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - December 1971
  Launched - March 1972
  Delivered - July 1972

  (a) Akademos - Greece (1987)
  (b) Golden Harvest - Greece (1991)
  (c) Spiros M - Greece (1994)
  (d) Ioannis L - Greece

  Beached at Chittagong, Bangladesh on 31 March 2001
  Scrap price $175.00/ldt or $990,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 13,661
  Net tonnage - 9,390
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,233
  L.O.A. - 164.34 meters
  L.B.P. - 155.45 meters
  Width overall - 22.92 meters
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters
  Draught - 9.85 meters
  Depth - 13.57 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Hull number - T2204
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries (IHI), Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Semt-Pielstick 16PC2-V400 diesel
  Horsepower - 8,000
  Speed - 14 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* 1972 to 1987 - Owned by Solidor Shipping Company, England (Skopos Shipping Co. Ltd., Greece - manager)
* 1987 to 1991 - Owned by Kappa Maritime, England
* 1991 to 1994 - Owned by Xouthos Cia Navigation, Panama
* 1994 to 1996 - Owned by Golden Future Navigation and managed by Adelfia Shipping, Greece
* 1996 to the end of her career she was owned by Golden Future Navigation and managed by Lomar Shipping & Management Inc., Greece

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society

Contributions also by - Jay Thomson

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