LONG LINES - New York, N.Y., United States       Call sign - WATF     IMO number - 5421235
Owner - CS Long Lines Ltd. Partnership, U.S.A.     Manager - Transoceanic Cable Ship Company Inc., United States

Location - Long Lines was photographed while she was moored alongside at Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. very likely near retirement
Photograph Date - 2 April 2002     Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 22 January 2004     Last updated - 22 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1959
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - June 1961
  Delivered - June 1963
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Long Lines - U.S.A. (2003)
  (b) Chicago - Georgia (for final voyage)

  Beached at Alang, India on 27 June 2003 for demolition
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Ocean cable laying vessel
  Gross tonnage - 12,239
  Net tonnage - 3,671
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,461
  L.O.A. - 155.91 meters ( 511' 6" )
  L.B.P. - 136.71 meters ( 448' 6" )
  Width overall - 21.29 meters ( 69' 10" )
  Width moulded - 21.19 meters ( 69' 6" )
  Draught - 8.170 meters ( 26' 10" )
  Depth - 13.87 meters ( 45' 6" )
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Volume of cargo tanks - unknown
  Number of hatch covers - 2 (aluminum)
  Cargo handling cranes - 2 (7.5 tonnes)
  Passenger capacity - 12
  Cable capacity - unknown
  Cable laying range - unknown
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder (1961) - Schlieker Werft Willy H. Schlieker AG
  Country - Hamburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 560
  Completed in 1963 by - Deutsche Werft AG
  Country - Hamburg, West Germany
  Engine builder - General Electric Company
  Country - Lynn, Massachusettes, U.S.A.
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Steam turbines
  Horsepower - 10,000 shp or 7,356 kW
  Oil fuel capacity - 2,012.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Bunker tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - unknown
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 600kW & 2 x 500 kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

Her main engines are connected to 2 generators (each 175kW 700V) d.c. which are inturn connected to 2 electric motors each of 3,850 shp (2,832kW)

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
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