DARYA DEVI - Hong Kong       Call sign - DYTD     IMO number - 8406901     Owner - Chellaram Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Location - Photographed while loading grain at the Midstates elevator in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.     Photograph Date - 14 July 1998
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 24 Feb 2003     Last updated - 22 March 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1984
  Keel laid - June 1984
  Launched - September 1984
  Delivered - February 1985

  (a) Astral Mariner - Panama (1990)
  (b) Lake Challenger - Panama (1997)
  (c) Manila Angus - Philipines (1998)
  (d) Darya Devi - Hong Kong

  As of February 2003 she is still in service as Darya Devi

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk & lumber carrier
  Gross tonnage - 16,775
  Net tonnage - 9,254
  Deadweight tonnage - 28,019
  L.O.A. - 178.21 meters
  L.B.P. - 167.21 meters
  Width overall - 23.14 meters
  Width moulded - 23.11 meters
  Draught - 10.59 meters
  Depth - 14.76 meters
  Container capacity (on deck) - none
  Container capacity (in holds) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Naikai Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd.
  Country - Setoda, Japan
  Hull number - 496
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zosen - Hiroshima Works - Innoshima, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 6L50MC diesel
  Horsepower - 8,640 bhp or 6,355 kW
  Speed - 14 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none
  Cranes - 4 - 25 tonnes each

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

* Darya Devi was owned by Chellaram Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd from March 1998 until July 1999
* Since then she has been owned by KC Maritime Ltd., Hong Kong

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

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