DAMASK ROSE - Lattakia, Syria       Call sign - YKFJ    IMO number - 6922729    Owner - Haykal Shipping Co., Syria

Location - Unknown     Photograph Date - 1993 or 1994 ?
Photographer - Unknown - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 4 Feb 2003     Last updated - 12 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - June 1969
  Delivered - October 1969

  (a) Gem - England (1990)
  (b) Damask Rose - Bahamas (1992)
  (c) Damask Rose - Syria (1995)
  (d) Anis Rose - Syria

  Lost on 30 January 1996 off Sardinia (see below)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo
  Gross tonnage - 1,928
  Net tonnage - 1,196
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,967
  L.O.A. - 92.72 m
  L.B.P. - 84.94 m
  Width overall - 13.34 m
  Width moulded - 13.30 m
  Draught - 5.19 m
  Depth - 6.35 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Nieuwe Noord Nederlandse Scheepswerven N.V.
  Country - Groningen, Netherlands
  Hull number - 363
  Engine builder - Kloeckner Humboldt Deutz, Koeln
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Deutz RBV8M358 diesel
  Horsepower - 2,149 bhp
  Speed - 12 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Owners 1969 - 1991 Powell Duffryn Shipping Ltd., Glasgow, United Kingdom
* Owners 1991 - 1992 Cunard Group, United Kingdom
* Owners 1992 - 1992 P&O Group, United Kingdom
* Owners 1992 - 1995 Haykal Shipping Company, Syria
* Owners 1995 until she was lost Riamar Shipping Co. Ltd., Syria (Fairplay) or Mohamad Anis Dahha, Syria (WSS) ???
* While Anis Rose was on a voyage from Durres, Albania to Sete, France on 30 January 1996 she capsized and sank in a position 40.45 N by 10.37 E. This is a location on the Tyrrhenian Sea which a part of the large Mediterranean Sea. The Tyrrhenian Sea is bordered on the east by Italy's west coast, to the west by the French island of Corsica and the Italian island of Sardinia and to the south by the Italian island of Sicily. Three of the eleven crew aboard Anis Rose were lost with the ship. - Marine News (WSS)

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

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