PROSPERITA - Valetta, Malta       Call sign - IBOY     IMO number - 6724658     Owner - Nigtas Ltd., Aliaga, Turkey (scrapyard)

Location - Photographed at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 12 February 2000
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 6 Nov 2003     Last updated - 6 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1966
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - June 1967
  Delivered - September 1967

  (a) Elisabeth Reith - East Germany (1975)
  (b) Hippo Carrier - registry ? (1976)
  (c) Raja - registry ? (1977)
  (d) Crestena - registry ? (1983)
  (e) Rest - registry ? (1984)
  (f) Punta Carena - Italy (1990)
  (g) Genca Terzo - Italy (1995)
  (h) Prosperita - Italy (1998)
  (i) Prosperita - Malta

  Arrived in tow at Aliaga, Turkey on 10 February 2000
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 1,876
  Net tonnage - 1,108
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,858
  L.O.A. - 89.06 meters (292'2.5")
  L.B.P. - 82.00 meters (269'1")
  Width overall - 13.64 meters (44'9")
  Width moulded - 13.61 meters (44'8")
  Draught - 5.220 meters (17'2")
  Depth - 6.20 meters (20'4")
  Number of cargo holds - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 2 (steel)
  Number of derricks - 1 (25T), 8 (3-5T)
  Removed sometime before her sale for scrapping
  Cargo hold volume - 3,683 cubic meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Schiffbau-Ges. Unterweser AG
  Country - Bremerhaven, West Germany
  Hull number - 461
  Engine builder - Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG
  Country - Koeln, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - Deutz 8-cyl (model RBV8M358) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - unknown
  Horsepower - 2,200 bhp or 1,618 kW
  Speed - 12.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - none

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..


** 7 November 1998 - Prosperita was withdrawn from srvice and laid up at Palermo, Italy
** 10 February 2000 - She arrived off Aliaga, Turkey under tow
** She had originally been sold by Ondamar Shipping Ltd., Malta to Anadolu Gemi Sokum Ltd., Turkey before being resold by them to Nigtas Ltd. for scrapping


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