POLIS - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - SYRK     IMO number - 7221823
Owner - Ege Gemi Sokum A.S., Aliaga, Turkey - scrapyard

Location - Photographed while lying beached at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 28 October 1997
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 23 Nov 2003     Last updated - 23 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - November 1971
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - May 1972
  Delivered - August 1972

  (a) Acropolis - Greece (1993)
  (b) Polis - Greece

  Newbuild price - $4,000,000 U.S.
  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey on 25 October 1997
  Scrap price - $110.00/ldt or $616,000 U.S.

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 13,676
  Net tonnage - 8,538
  Deadweight tonnage - 22,582
  L.O.A. - 164.34 meters (538'8.5")
  L.B.P. - 155.45 meters (509'7")
  Width overall - 22.92 meters (75'2")
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters (75'11")
  Draught - 9.868 meters (32'4")
  Depth - 13.57 meters (44'6")
  Number of cargo holds - 5
  Number of hatch covers - 5 (steel)
  Cargo hold volume - 29,560 cubic meters
  Unloading derricks - 5 (10T)
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (IHI)
  Country - Tokyo, Japan
  Hull number - 2205
  Engine builder - IHI Co. Ltd.
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Pielstick 16-cyl (16PC2V-400) diesel
  Horsepower - 8,000 bhp or 5,884 kW
  Diesel Oil capacity - 178.0 tonnes
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 1,270.0 tonnes
  Fuel consumption - ?? tonnes per day
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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