DELCHIM BEARN - France        Call sign - TCWX    IMO number - 7368516

Location - New Waterway in Holland    Photograph Date - 1980   
Photographer - unknown (Willem VanMaanen collection)    Added to archive - 6 Feb 2003    Last updated - 9 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - ?
  Launched - Mar 1974
  Delivered - Oct 1974

  (a) Delchim Bearn - France (1981)
  (b) Sandra Farber - Singapore & Liberia (1990)
  (c) Shelley - Liberia (1995)
  (d) Simge - Turkey

  She was still operational as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Chemical tanker
  Gross tonnage - 4,280
  Net tonnage - 2,020
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,446
  Length overall - 111.53 m
  Length between perpendiculars - 114.0 m
  Width overall - 16.51 m
  Width moulded - ?
  Draught - 7.11 m
  Depth - 8.8 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - De Waal
  Country - Netherlands
  Hull number - 702
  Engine builder - Wartsila
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine types - Wartsila 6-R32
  Horsepower - 5,171
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - Bow - ? hp

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