MILLENIUM AMETHYST - Nassau, Bahamas       Call sign - C6KF7     IMO number - 7609659
Owner - Millenium Amethyst Inc., Greece     Manager - Millenium Maritime Services Ltd., Greece

Location - Millenium Amethyst was photographed while she was transitting downbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 12 October 1998     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 21 September 1998     Last updated - 22 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1976
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - October 1977
  Delivered - June 1978
  Newbuild price - $12.111 million (US)

  (a) Amethyst - Greece (1989)
  (b) Hansa Bremen - Norway (1991)
  (c) Clipper Amethyst - Bahamas (1998)
  (d) Millenium Amethyst - Bahamas (10/2002)
  (e) Gray Laker - Bahamas

  Beached at Alang India on 21 March 2003 for demolition
  Scrap price - $210.00/ldt or $1.16 million (U.S.)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Geared bulk carrier ( Friendship class )
  Gross tonnage - 14,153
  Net tonnage - 8,205
  Deadweight tonnage - 23,536
  L.O.A. - 164.34 meters ( 539' 2" )
  L.B.P. - 155.48 meters ( 510' 1" )
  Width overall - 22.86 meters ( 75' 0" )
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters ( 75' 0" )
  Draught - 9.841 meters ( 32' 3.5" )
  Depth - 14.18 meters ( 46' 6" )
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Volume of cargo holds - 29,563 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 8
  Cargo gantries - 2 (25 tonne load capacity)

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Chita, Japan
  Hull number - 2556
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima Harime Heavy Industries
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Pielstick (model 12PC2-5V-400) 12-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 7,800 bhp or 5,737 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Bunker tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 controllable pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - unknown

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

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