STRIMON - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELJK3     IMO number - 7924994
Owner/Manager - Sea Goddess Shipholdings Inc., Liberia (Pleiades Shipping Agents, Liberia - manager)

Location - Strimon was photographed while she was underway off Morgan's Point in Harris County, Texas on Galveston Bay
Photograph Date - 18 April 2000     Photographer - Rick Garcia     Added to archive - 28 September 2004     Last updated - 28 September 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1980
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - August 1981

  Newbuild price - US $28,556,179.00

  (a) Grand Eagle - Panama (1985)
  (b) Amersham - Panama (1987)
  (c) Amersham - Liberia (1997)
  (d) Strimon - Liberia

  Sold for scrapping in China in 2003
  Location and date of beaching for demolition unknown
  Scrap price $236.00/ldt or 3.52 million (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Crude oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 48,037
  Net tonnage - 25,374
  Deadweight tonnage - 81,248
  L.O.A. - 241.99 meters ( 793' 11.5" )
  Including bulbous bow
  L.B.P. - 233.00 meters ( 764' 6" )
  Width overall - 42.04 meters ( 137' 11" )
  Width moulded - 42.00 meters ( 137' 10" )
  Draught - 12.040 meters ( 39' 6" )
  Depth - 18.39 meters ( 60' 4" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 7
  Number of cargo pumps - 3
  Liquid cargo capacity - 98,661 m3 (620,559 bbls US)
  Total rate of discharge - 7,487 tonnes/hour
  Cargo hose crane - 2 (@ 5 tonnes)
  Cargo tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Minimum cargo temperature - - 10 degreec C
  Maximum cargo temperature - unknown

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.
  Country - Opama, Japan
  Hull number - 1084
  Engine builder - Nippon Kokan K.K.
  Country - Tsurumi Works - Yokohama, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Pielstick (model 10PC3V-480) 10-cyl diesel engine
  Horsepower - 15,000 bhp or 11,033 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil & heavy fuel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 1 x 570kW & 2 x 550kW a.c.

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
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