DOCEGULF - Monrovia, Liberia        Call sign - 9HYB5     IMO number - 7725831     Owner - Seamar Shipping Corporation

Location - Allanburg, Ontario, Canada - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal approaching bridge 11     Photograph Date - 18 July 1980    
Photographer - Barry Andersen (Willem VanMaanen collection)    Added to archive - 10 Feb 2003    Last updated - 22 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - December 1978
  Launched - March 1979
  Delivered - July 1979

  (a) Docegulf - Liberia (1998)
  (b) Armonikos - Malta

  Still operational as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 19,495
  Net tonnage - 10,179
  Deadweight tonnage - 30,204
  L.O.A. - 205.5 m
  L.B.P. - 196.2 m
  Width overall - 23.07 m
  Width moulded - 23.02 m
  Draught - 10.3 m
  Depth - 14.5 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Hyundai Heavy Industries
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 112
  Engine builder - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Sulzer 6RND 68M diesel
  Horsepower - 11,400
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* She was strengthened to carry heavy cargoes - No 2, 4 & 6 holds can be empty

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

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