CRANE - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - P3FX2     IMO number - 7375612     Owner - Irisia Marine Ltd., Cyprus

Location - Photographed while at anchor off Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - 27 July 1992
Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 23 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - October 1973
  Keel laid - December 1975
  Launched - April 1976
  Delivered - July 1976

  (a) Antigone - Greece (1987)
  (b) Antigone SB - Cyprus (1990)
  (c) Crane - Cyprus

  As of March 2003 Crane was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 20,680
  Net tonnage - 12,501
  Deadweight tonnage - 41,050
  L.O.A. - 183.65 meters
  L.B.P. - 173.01 meters
  Width overall - 27.60 meters
  Width moulded - 27.60 meters
  Draught - 12.101 meters
  Depth - 17.00 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Cargo handling cranes - 5 (15 tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sanoyasu Dockyard Co. Ltd.
  Country - Osaka, Japan
  Hull number - 347
  Engine builder - Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Tamashima, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 7RND76 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 14,000 bhp or 10,298 kW
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder

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 - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada
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