ALKAIOS - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - TCBR     IMO number - 7416777     Owner - Pegasus Ocean Services, England

Location - St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada - Sailing northbound in the Welland Canal below lock 2     Photograph Date - 25 May 1980
Photographer - Barry Andersen (t1,s139)     Added to archive - 4 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - September 1974
  Launched - March 1975
  Delivered - November 1975

  (a) Alkaios - Greece (1986)
  (b) Haritas - Cyprus (1989)
  (c) Sapanca - Turkey

  Still in operation as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 11,675
  Net tonnage - 6,378
  Deadweight tonnage - 19,030
  L.O.A. - 154.34 m
  L.B.P. - 145.98 m
  Width overall - 22.86 m
  Width moulded - m
  Draught - 9.19 m
  Depth - 12.5 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Korea Shipbuilding & Engineering Corporation
  Country - Pusan, South Korea
  Hull number - 1001
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zosen, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7RD68 diesel
  Horsepower - 8,400
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* 1975 to 1986 - Owned by Pegasus Ocean Services, Great Britain
* 1986 to 1989 - Owned by Golden Port Cia. NAvigation, Greece
* 1989 to 2003 - Owned by Sohtorik Denizcilik Sayani ve Ticaret A.S. (Sohtorik Shipping & Trading Inc.) of Istanbul, Turkey

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

Contributions also by - Ilhan Kermen, Turkey     Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada     Jay Thomson

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