DAE DONG - Seoul, South Korea       Call sign - unknown     IMO number - 6913625
Owner/Manager - Dai Won S.A. Company Ltd., South Korea

Location - Dae Dong was photographed while she was entering the Welland Canal at Port Weller, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 8 September 1979     Photographer - Dave Kohl courtesy Willem VanMaanen's collection
Added to archive - 4 February 2003     Last updated - 16 February 2005

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - June 1969

  Newbuild price -

  (a) Van Forest - Liberia (1977)
  (b) Dai Dong - South Korea (1979)
  (c) Dae Dong - South Korea (1979)
  (d) Pan Sunny - South Korea (1993)
  (e) Atria - Vanuatu (????)
  (f) Atria - Panama

  As of February 2005, the stauts of this ship
is unknown. She has either been renamed or
retired from service and scrapped

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 10,524
  Net tonnage - 6,547
  Deadweight tonnage - 17,080
  L.O.A. - 147.61 meters ( 484' 3" )
  Bulbous bow - none
  L.B.P. - 138.51 meters ( 454' 5" )
  Width overall - 22.36 meters ( 73' 4" )
  Width moulded - 22.31 meters ( 73' 2" )
  Draught - 8.960 meters ( 29' 1.5" )
  Depth - 12.10 meters ( 39' 8" )
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Cargo hold total volume - 20,968 m3
  Cargo derricks - 4 (22 tonnes)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder Osaka Zosensho K.K.
  Country - Osaka, Japan
  Hull number - 287
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  Country - Kobe, Japan
  Number of engines - 1 diesel engine
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RND68) 7-cylinder
  Horsepower - 8,700 hp or 6,400 kW
  Maximum RPM - unknown
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 117.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,691.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 29.5 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - none
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 300kW 450V 60Hz 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..


** Van Fort was owned by Victoria Shipping Co. Ltd., of Monrovia, Liberia from 1969 until 1977

** She was owned by Dai Won S.A. Company Ltd., Busan, South Korea from 1977 until 1993 under the names (b) Dai Dong, (c) Dae Dong and (d) Pan Sunny

** By 2000 under the name Atria Lloyds recorded her owner & manager as Ocean Star Corporation S.A., Panama / Eastern Star Shipping Co. Ltd., manager


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