FIGAROS - Panama       Call sign - ZQTF3     IMO number - 7928768     Owner - Reederei Rord Braren, Germany

Location - Underway likely in the New Waterway in Holland     Photograph Date - 1994    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 15 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - February 1980
  Launched - April 1980
  Delivered - May 1980

  (a) Figaros - West Germany (1989)
  (b) Unamar - Antigua (1992)
  (c) Figaros - Antigua (2000)
  (d) Figaros - Isle of Man (2002)
  (e) Fagervik - Isle of Man

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General / dry cargo
  Gross tonnage - 499
  Net tonnage - 312
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,894
  L.O.A. - 80.32 meters
  L.B.P. - 72.70 meters
  Width overall - 13.85 meters
  Width moulded - 13.81 meters
  Draught - 5.04 meters
  Depth - 8.16 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - J.J. Sietas GmbH & Co. (shipyard)
  Country - Hamburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 891
  Engine builder - MaK. Maschinenbau GmbH - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - MaK 6MU452AK diesel
  Horsepower - 820 bhp (603 kW)
  Speed - 13.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - Bow thruster ?hp

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

* Lloyds 1991-92 recorded her owners as Coastal Shipowners Ltd. and her managers as Reederei John Lurhs K.G., Germany
* Owners from 1994 to 1999 Reederei Rord Braren, Germany and she operated for Siowalls AB, Sweden
* Owners since 1999 are G. Buck Schiffahrts KG m.s. "Figaros", Germany (Figaros Shipping Co), manager - g.Buck Shciffahrts Kg

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

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