DAIHO MARU - Tokyo, Japan        Call sign - 3EOA7    IMO number - 7380992

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor in the harbour at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - July 1979
Photographer - Ray Thorsteinson - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 12 Feb 2003     Last updated - 4 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - March 1974
  Launched - July 1974
  Delivered - October 1974

  (a) Daiho Maru - Japan (1989)
  (b) Daiho - Panama (1994)

  Beached at Cebu, Philippines on 25 Oct 1996
  Scrap price - $170.00/ldt or $1,674,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk wood chip carrier
  Gross tonnage - 31,047
  Net tonnage - 11,109
  Deadweight tonnage - 37,176
  L.O.A. - 196.0 m
  L.B.P. - 188.0 m
  Width overall - 29.42 m
  Width moulded - 29.39 m
  Draught - 10.82 m
  Depth - 20.8 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Sumitomo Shipbuilding & Mchy Co Ltd
  (Sumitomo Heavy Industries) - Uraga Shipyard
  Country - Yokosuka, Japan
  Hull number - U965
  Engine builder - Sumitomo SB & Mchy Co. Ltd., Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RND76 diesel
  Horsepower - 12,000 bhp
  Speed - 15.25 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - unknown

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

* Owners 1974 - 1989 Shinwa Kaiun, Japan
* Owners 1989 - 1994 Toyo Marine Services, Japan
* Owners 1994 - 1996 Shinwa Maritime Corporation, Japan (Pegasus Steamship Company)
* Each of her 3 cargo handling cranes were rated at 10 tonnes vertical lifting capacity

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

Contributions also by - Jay Thomson & David Hornsby's Ocean Ships 1986

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