DIAN - Japan        Call sign - C6KJ2     IMO number - 7701603     Owner - Ocean Express K.K., Japan

Location - Anchored in English Bay outside of the harbour at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     Photograph Date - June 1978    
Photographer - Unknown - (Willem VanMaanen) collection     Added to archive - 9 Feb 2003    Last updated - 24 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - January 1977
  Launched - March 1977
  Delivered - June 1977

  (a) Dian - Japan (1981)
  (b) Gianis Marios H - Greece (1985)
  (c) Spartan Runner - Cyprus (1988)
  (d) Ionian Queen - Cyprus (1991)
  (e) M. Hass - Bahamas (1995)
  (f) Lissom Leader - Bahamas

  Still operational as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 11,480
  Net tonnage - 7,811
  Deadweight tonnage - 20,335
  L.O.A. - 162.28m
  L.B.P. - 150.0 m
  Width overall - 22.56m
  Width moulded - 22.50 m
  Draught - 9.43 m
  Depth - 12.5 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Narasaki Shipbuilding
  Country - Muroran, Japan
  Hull number - 909
  Engine builder - Hitachi Zozen, Osaka, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 6L67GF diesel
  Horsepower - 11,200
  Speed - 15.3 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* 1977 until 1981 - Owned by Ocean Express K.K., Japan as Dian
* 1981 until 1985 - Owned by Lyra Maritime Company S.A., Greece as Gianis Marios H
* Owners since October 1995 - Melody Shipping Ltd. (A.K. Shipping & Trading Inc., Manager) as Lissom Leader

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

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