FORUM GRACE - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - SXPU     IMO number - 5414189     Owner - Pothos Maritime Company Ltd., Greece

Location - Photographed while she was sailing northbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 7 October 1980    
Photographer - Barry Andersen - Willem VanMaanen's collection     Added to archive - 16 Feb 2003     Last updated - 16 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - September 1963

  (a) Uppland - Sweden (1976)
  (b) Cape Pacific - Liberia (1980)
  (c) Forum Grace - Greece (1985)
  (d) Grace - Greece

  She was scrapped sometime during the mid 1980s however no information on her scrapping is presently known

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk Carrier
  Gross tonnage - 15,631
  Net tonnage - 9,526
  Deadweight tonnage - 25,655
  L.O.A. - 181.85 meters
  L.B.P. - 170.92 meters
  Width overall - 22.79 meters
  Width moulded - 22.71 meters
  Draught - 10.67 meters
  Depth - 14.48 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Eriksbergs Engineering Works Co. Ltd.
  Country - Goteborg, Sweden
  Hull number - 486
  Engine builder - Eriksborgs, Goteborg, Sweden
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - B&W 6-cylinder diesel
  Horsepower - 9,000 bhp (6,714 kW)
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* 1980 until she was scrapped - Owned by Pothos Maritime Company Company Ltd. (Forum S.A.)
* They renamed the ship Grace in 1985 then sold her for scrapping shortly thereafter

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