DSND SURVEYOR - Bergen, Norway        Call sign - JXHP3     IMO number - 8600246     Owner - DSND Shipping AS, Norway

Location - Unknown      Photograph Date - August 2000    
Photographer - Unknown (Willem VanMaanen collection)    Added to archive - 11 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - November 1985
  Launched - March 1986
  Delivered - July 1986

  (a) Havskjell Viking - Norway (1991)
  (b) North Sea Surveyor - Norway (1996)
  (c) Seaway Surveyor - Norway (2000)
  (d) DSND Surveyor - Norway

  As of Feb 2003 she is still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Seismic Survey Vessel
  Gross tonnage - 1,716
  Net tonnage - 514
  Deadweight tonnage - 700
  L.O.A. - 65.7 m
  L.B.P. - 60.69 m
  Width overall - 11.0 m
  Width moulded - m
  Draught - 4.7 m
  Depth - 7.0 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Umoe Sterkoder M/V A/S
  Country - Kristiansund, Norway
  Hull number - 57
  Engine builder - BMV Maskin A/S, Bergen, Norway
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Normo KRMB-9 diesel
  Horsepower - 2,480
  Speed - 14.3 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - bow thruster 1,200 hp

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

* She was originally built as a stern trawling fishing boat for A/S Havakjell, Norway
* Original dimensions - loa 50.02m, width 11.0 m, depth 7.01 m and draught of 5.64m
* Original tonnages - GRT - 1,237, NRT - 371, DWT - 700
* Converted from a fishing trawler to a seismographic research vessel and lengthened in 1991

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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