FEDER GULF - Progreso, Mexico       Call sign - J8IH3     IMO number - 7006534     Owner - Flota Maritima Mexicana

Location - Under tow in the St. Lawrence Seaway (Helen M. McAllister astern)     Photograph Date - 19 December 1988
Photographer - Rene Beauchamp - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 14 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - December 1969
  Delivered - July 1970

  (a) Hansa Trade - West Germany (1979)
  (b) Rio Bravo - flag ? (1986)
  (c) San Carlos - flag ? (1986)
  (d) Feder Gulf - Cayman Islands (1987)
  (e) Feder Gulf - Mexico (1989)
  (f) Agios Nicolaos 1 - Panama (1991)
  (g) Alimos 1 - Panama (1993)
  (h) Sofia - United Arab Emirates (1994)
  (i) Sea Empress - St. Vincent (1999)
  (j) Lucky Star - Belize

  It is reported that Lucky Star was lost however no details of her loss are presently known.

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulker & General Cargo
  Gross tonnage - 3,011
  Net tonnage - 1,689
  Deadweight tonnage - 4,410
  L.O.A. - 102.98 meters
  L.B.P. - 94.60 meters
  Width overall - 14.64 meters
  Width moulded - 14.61 meters
  Draught - 5.78 meters
  Depth - 7.19 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - VEB Schiffswerft "Neptun"
  Country - Rostock, East Germany
  Hull number - 457
  Engine builder - Atlas-Mak Maschinenbau, Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Mak 8MU551AK diesel
  Horsepower - 2,207 kW or 3,000 bhp
  Speed - 13.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - unknown

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

* * Owner from 1989 to 1991 was Royal Discovery SA, Panama
* Owner from 1991 to 1993 was Ariston Management, Greece
* Owner from 1993 to 1994 was Mubarak Shipping, United Arab Emirates

* Owners from 1994 until she was apparently lost were Glim Pex, United Arab Emirates (Bayat International Group, manager)

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society

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