PROTAGONISTIC - Limassol, Cyprus       Call sign - 5BTF     IMO number - 7346233     Owner - Transatlantic Seaway Inc., England

Location - Upbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 25 September 1988
Photographer - Jeff Cameron    Added to archive - 12 Aug 1998     Last updated - 3 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - March 1973
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - June 1974
  Delivered - November 1974

  (a) Hasselt - Belgium (1983)
  (b) Protagonist - Cyprus (6/1983)
  (c) Protagonistic - Cyprus (1990)
  (d) Peace - Bahamas (6/1992)
  (e) Chrysovalandou - Bahamas (12/1992)
  (f) Yiufa - Panama

  Sold for scrap in 1988
  Beached at Alang, India on 30 April 1988
  Scrap price - $154.00/ldt or $1,064,000 (U.S.)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 17,544
  Net tonnage - 10,581
  Deadweight tonnage - 29,750
  L.O.A. - 190.00 meters
  L.B.P. - 181.01 meters
  Width overall - 23.02 meters
  Width moulded - 22.92 meters
  Draught - 10.811 meters
  Depth - 14.48 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Number of hatch covers - 6 (steel)
  Number of derricks - 3 (15 tonnes)
  Cargo hold volume - 35,235 cubic meters
  Ice and heavy cargo strengthened

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - N.V. Boelwerf S.A.
  Country - Temse, Belgium
  Hull number - 1485
  Engine builder - ACEC ?
  Country - Ghent, Belgium
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine types - MAN 8-cyl (model K8Z70/120E) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - 274.5 tonnes
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 1,920.0 tonnes
  Horsepower - 11,200 bhp or 8,238 kW
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 ?hp

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
Additional information - Marc Van Mieghem - Belgium

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