BRUNVARD - Bergen, Norway       Call sign - LFWX     IMO number - 7211191
Owner - S/A Westray, Norway     Manager - J. Brunvall, Norway

Location - Brunvard was photographed while she was transitting upbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - July 1976     Photographer - Ray Thorsteinson courtesy Marc Piche
Added to archive - 7 December 2002     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1971
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - March 1972
  Delivered - September 1972
  Build price - unknown

  (a) Brunvard - Norway (1977)
  (b) Varde - Panama (1981)
  (c) Ada - Panama (1985)
  (d) Miss Chiara - Italy (1989)
  (e) Merry Chiara - Cyprus (3/1992)
  (f) Virginia V - Cyprus (11/1992)
  (g) Moonlight - Cyprus (1995)
  (h) Moonlight - Honduras (1996)
  (i) Seamoon - Honduras (1997)
  (j) Salem 1 - Syria

  As of January 2004 Salem 1 was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 3,126
  Net tonnage - 1,823
  Deadweight tonnage - 4,369
  L.O.A. - 104.15 meters ( 341' 5" )
  L.B.P. - 95.92 meters ( 314' 5" )
  Width overall - 14.66 meters ( 48' 1" )
  Width moulded - 14.61 meters ( 47' 11" )
  Draught - 5.788 meters ( 18' 11.5" )
  Depth - 6.08 meters ( 19' 11" )
  Number of cargo holds - 2
  Volume of cargo holds - 5,972 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Cargo cranes - 2 (12T) & 2 (8T)
  Water ballast capacity - unknown
  Designed for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - VEB Schiffswerft Neptun
  Country - Rostock, East Germany
  Hull number - 466
  Engine builder - VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock
  Country - Rostock, East Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - DMR (model 8ZD72/48AL-1) 8-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 3,200 bhp or 2,354 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 430.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - 11.0 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 13.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 208kW 380V 50Hz a.c.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers, Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - TradeWinds - Norway

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