FIRECREST - Nassau, Bahamas       Call sign - TCBU8     IMO number - 6925288     Owner - Sandford Shipmanagement, England

Location - Unknown     Photograph Date - February 1988    
Photographer - Unknown - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 15 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - September 1969

  (a) Fenol - Spain (1979)
  (b) Devon Curlew - flag ? (1986)
  (c) Firecrest - Bahamas (1992)
  (d) Silvercurlew - Isle of Man (1995)
  (e) Sarihan 1 - Turkey

  As of February 2003 she was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil & Chemical tanker
  Gross tonnage - 796
  Net tonnage - 238
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,071
  L.O.A. - 68.18 meters (223'8")
  L.B.P. - 61.22 meters (200'10")
  Width overall - 10.72 meters (32'11")
  Width moulded - 10.71 meters (32'10")
  Draught - 3.96 meters (13'0")
  Depth - 4.50 meters (14'9")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Ast. de T. Ruiz de Velasco
  Country - Bilbao, Spain
  Hull number - 108
  Engine builder - Naval-Stock Werkspoor SA, Cadiz, Spain
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Werkspoor TMABS278 diesel
  Horsepower - 1,100 bhp (800 kW)
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Owners from 1979 until 1986 were Sandford Shipmanagment, England
* Owners from 1992 until 1995 were Seamartin Tankers, England
* Owners from 1995 until 1996 were Ak-Yakit Akaryakit Nakiyat Ticaret A.S., Turkey
* Owners since 1996 have been Gediz Denizcilik Ticaret ve Sanayi Ltd., Sirketi and she was operated by Ak-Yakit Akaryakit Nakiyat Ticaret A.S., Turkey

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

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