SEALION - Naples, Italy       Call sign - IBLS     IMO number - 7000994     Owner - AGS Ltd., Aliaga, Turkey (scrapyard)

Location - Photographed at Aliaga, Turkey awaiting demolition     Photograph Date - 26 July 2000
Photographer - Selim San    Added to archive - 6 Nov 2003     Last updated - 6 Nov 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - MArch 1969
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - September 1969
  Delivered - December 1969

  (a) Esso Chittagong - Liberia (1981)
  (b) Esso Valenzia - Italy (1987)
  (c) Nevegal - Italy (1987)
  (d) Sealion - Malta (1997)
  (e) Sealion - Italy

  Arrived in tow at Aliaga, Turkey on 24 July 2000
  Scrap price - $68.0/ldt or $380,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 12,721
  Net tonnage - 8,392
  Deadweight tonnage - 21,413
  L.O.A. - 170.08 meters (558'0")
  L.B.P. - 166.22 meters (545'4")
  Width overall - 23.53 meters (77'3")
  Width moulded - 23.47 meters (77'0")
  Draught - 9.405 meters (30'10")
  Depth - 12.12 meters (39'9")
  Number of cargo tanks - 27
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Discharge rate - 2,750 tonnes/hour
  Number of cranes - 2 (3 tonne)
  Cargo tanks volume - 28,204 cubic meters
  Her tanks are fitted with heating coils

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Kure, Japan
  Hull number - 167
  Engine builder - Ishikawajima Heavy Ind. Co. Ltd.
  Country - Aioi, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6-cyl (model 6RD68) diesel
  Diesel Oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy Fuel Oil capacity - 1,235 tonnes
  Consumption - 26 tonnes per day
  Horsepower - 7,205 bhp or 5,300 kW
  Speed - 15.0 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..


** 9 July 1998 - Sealion was withdrawn from srvice and laid up at La Spezia, Italy
** 24 July 2000 - She arrived off Aliaga, Turkey under tow
** Her last commercial owner was recorded by Lloyds as Star Navi S.r.l. (Inter Mar S.r.l.) of Napoli Italy


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