KRISTIANIAFJORD - Oslo, Norway       Call sign - ????     IMO number - 7920027     Owner - Norske Amerikalinje, Norway

Location - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 5 April 1993
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 23 Mar 2003     Last updated - 23 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1979
  Keel laid - August 1980
  Launched - May 1981
  Delivered - July 1981

  (a) Nosira Lin - England (1989)
  (b) Dan Bauta - Denmark (1989)
  (c) Kristianiafjord - Norway (1993)
  (d) Federal Vibeke - Norway (1993)
  (e) Kalisti - Greece (21 Oct 2002)
  (f) Nobility - Greece

  As of March 2003 Nobility was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 17,188
  Net tonnage - 10,486
  Deadweight tonnage - 30,900
  L.O.A. - 188.17 meters
  L.B.P. - 181.31 meters
  Width overall - 23.17 meters
  Width moulded - 23.11 meters
  Draught - 10.654 meters
  Depth - 14.51 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6
  Cranes (capacity) - 2(25), 3(15)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd.
  Country - Pallion, Sunderland, England
  Hull number - 17
  Engine builder - Clark Hawthorn Ltd.
  Country - Wallsend, England
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 5RND76M diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 12,000 bhp or 8,827 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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