HANDYMARINER - Monrovia, Liberia        Call sign - H9XK    IMO number - 7702073

Location - Thorold, Ontario, Canada - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal above lock 7     Photograph Date - 17 August 1989
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 21 June 1998     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid - January 1978
  Launched - May 1978
  Delivered - October 1978

  (a) Durhambrook - England (1980)
  (b) Handymariner - Liberia (1999)
  (c) Handymariner - Hong Kong (2002)
  (d) Jia Hong - Panama

  Still in operation as of Feb 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier - iron ore strengthened
  Gross tonnage - 17,677
  Net tonnage - 10,528
  Deadweight tonnage - 31,200
  L.O.A. - 188.7 m
  L.B.P. - 181.3 m
  Width overall - 23.1 m
  Width moulded - m
  Draught - 10.33 m
  Depth - 14.5 m

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd.
  Country - North Sands, Sunderland, England
  Hull number - 739
  Engine builder - Doxford Engines Ltd., Sunderland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Doxford 76J4 diesel
  Horsepower - 12,000
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

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

* Owner from ???? until 2001 - Habilma Shipping
* Owner from 2001 until 2002 - Handymariner Shipping Ltd.
* Owner since 2002 - Ka Wang International Development, China
* Manager from 1995 until 2001 - China Overseas Shipping Company (COSCO)

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

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