FEDERAL NORD - Bergen, Norway        Call sign - SYUM     IMO number - 8004155     Owner - A/S K/S Tordenskjold, Norway

Location - St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada - Photographed while she was transiting northbound in the Welland Canal below lock 3     Photograph Date - October 1990
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 14 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched - March 1981
  Delivered - August 1981

  (a) Violetta - Greece (1986)
  (b) Capetan Yiannis - Greece (1988)
  (c) Federal Nord - Norway (1996)
  (d) Nordic Moor - Hong Kong (1998)
  (e) Chios Charity - Panama (2000)
  (f) Chios Charity - Cyprus

  As of February 2003 she was still operational under the name Chios Charity

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 15,536
  Net tonnage - 11,116
  Deadweight tonnage - 29,002
  L.O.A. - 179.81 meters
  L.B.P. - 170.02 meters
  Width overall - 23.19 meters
  Width moulded - 23.11 meters
  Draught - 10.65 meters
  Depth - 14.51 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Hakodate Dock Co. Ltd.
  Country - Muroran, Japan
  Hull number - 706
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6RND68M diesel
  Horsepower - 8,385 kW or 11,400 bhp
  Speed - 16 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - unknown

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

* Owner from 1981 until 1986 was Mavroleon Crothers, England
* Owner from 1986 until 1988 was Union Marine Enterprises, Greece
* Owner from 1988 until 1989 was Gaard Shipping, Norway
* Owner from 1989 until 1995 was A/S/ K/S Tordenskjold, Norway (K/S Thunder Lake, manager)
* Owner from 1995 until 1998 was Runciman Investments, Norway
* Owner from 1998 until this picture was posted to the archives were Harbor Shipping & Trading SA, Greece (Chios Charity Shipping & Trading SA)

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

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