LUCIJA - Kingstown, Saint Vincent       Call sign - YTZQ     IMO number - 7718711
Owner - Genshipping Corporation (Splosna Plovba, Koper, Yugoslavia)

Location - Photographed while she was lying at anchor at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada      Photograph Date - 15 August 1992
Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 6 Jan 2004     Last updated - 6 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - September 1977
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - May 1978
  Construction cost - $14.712 million (US)

  (a) Suiko Maru - Japan (1986)
  (b) Lassia - Cyprus (1988)
  (c) Lucija - Liberia (1988)
  (d) Lucija - Yugoslavia (1989)
  (e) Lucija - Saint Vincent (1996)
  (f) Lucija - Antigua (23 May 2002)
  (g) Angela R - Panama

  As of January 2004 Angela R was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk/vehicle carrier
  Gross tonnage - 23,965
  Net tonnage - 14,881
  Deadweight tonnage - 40,501
  L.O.A. - 176.10 meters (577'3")
  L.B.P. - 173.21 meters (567'9")
  Width overall - 27.60 meters (90'6")
  Width moulded - 27.60 meters (90'61")
  Draught - 12.104 meters (39'8")
  Depth - 17.02 meters (57'9.5")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5
  Volume of cargo holds - 40,943 m3
  Cargo handling cranes - 3 (25T)
  2 side doors fitted - 1 port, 1 starboard
  Vehicle capacity - unknown

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sanoyasu Dockyard Company Ltd.
  Country - Mizushima, Japan
  Hull number - 1021
  Engine builder - Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Tamashima, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model 7RND76) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 14,000 bhp or 10,298 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 273.5 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 3,556.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 48.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none
  Generators - 2 x 450 kW 450 V 60 Hz a.c.

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..


** It would appear that Lucija once had 5 cargo handling cranes
** Lloyd records that the ship was converted to carry vehicles as well as bulk cargoes in 1986. Any more information on this would be appreciated


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