C. Osman 1 - Equatorial Guinea       Call sign - 3CM2426     IMO number - 5026712
Owner - Sok Ltd., Aliaga, Turkey (scrapyard)

Location - Photographed while beached at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 10 July 2002
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 14 Nov 2003     Last updated - 7 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1957
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - December 1958

  (a) Ashdod - Israel (1969)
  (b) Runo - Liberia (1975)
  (c) Dusan - Liberia (1978)
  (d) Dusk - Panama (1983)
  (e) Melita - Malta (1985)
  (f) Damson - Malta (1986)
  (g) Seylan - Malta (1988)
  (h) Gorjan - Malta (1990)
  (i) Delta Star - Panama (1997)
  (j) C. Osman - Equatorial Guinea (2002)
  (k) C. Osman 1 - registry ??

  She arrived at Aliaga in tow on 9 July 2002 from Tuzla
  Scrap price - Unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General & refrigerated cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 1,760
  Net tonnage - 370
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,642
  L.O.A. - 80.73 meters (264'8")
  L.B.P. - 75.95 meters (248'11.5")
  Width overall - 12.02 meters (39'5")
  Width moulded - 11.90 meters (39'0")
  Draught - 5.976 meters (19'7")
  Depth - 6.51 meters (21'4")
  Number of cargo holds - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 2 (steel)
  Cargo hold volume - ?? cubic meters
  Insulated space - 206 cubic meters
  Cargo derricks - removed prior to scrapping
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Jos. L. Meyer
  Country - Papenburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 408
  Engine builder - Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG
  Country - Koeln, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Deutz 8-cyl (model ?) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - unknown
  Fuel consumption - ? tonnes per day
  Horsepower - 2,000 bhp or 1,471 kW
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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..


** As Ashdod her owner was Zim Israel Navigation Company Ltd., Irsael
** As Runo she was owned by the Seven Seas Shipping Corporation, Liberia
** Under the name Dusan Alpine Shipping Corporation, Liberia was her owner
** As Dusk she was owned by the Rojas Maritime Corporation, Panama
** Under the names Melita, Damson and Seylan her owner was again listed as the Seven Seas Shipping Company Ltd. of Malta
** Sometime prior to her sale for scrapping her original unloading gear was removed. She once had 8 derricks - 2 of 5-10 tonnes, 2 of 3-5 tonnes and 4 of 3 tonnes capacity


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Bob Burge - England

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