THORSCAPE - Singapore       Call sign - 9VPK     IMO number - 7619111
Owner - Xinet Pte. Ltd., Singapore    Manager - Jahre Dahl Bergesen AS, Norway

Location - Thorscape was photographed while she was sailing westbound in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Photograph Date - 1 April 1998     Photographer - Rene Beauchamp courtesy Willem VanMaanen's collection
Added to archive - 15 January 2001     Last updated - 14 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1975
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - June 1977
  Delivered - October 1977
  Build price - $21.025 million (U.S.)

  (a) Thorscape - Norway (1987)
  (b) Thorscape - Liberia (1994)
  (c) Thorscape - Singapore (2000)
  (d) Jaya Star - Singapore (2001)
  (e) Sara Star - St. Vincent

  Arrived at Alang, India on 19 June 2003
  Later beached for demolition (date ??)
  Scrap price - $216/ldt or $2.01 million (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo, container, refer
  Gross tonnage - 15,290
  Net tonnage - 8,221
  Deadweight tonnage - 20,075
  L.O.A. - 165.11 meters (541'3")
  L.B.P. - 158.02 meters (518'0")
  Width overall - 22.92 meters (75'2")
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters (74'11")
  Draught - 10.843 meters (35'6.5")
  Depth - 14.71 meters (48'3")
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Cargo holds total volume - 24,745 m3
  Insulated holds total volume - 7,256 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Container capacity - 500 TEU (20' containers)
  Containers in holds - 340 TEU
  Containers on deck - 160 TEU
  Reefer capacity (on deck) - 36 TEU
  Also fitted to carry 40' containers
  Cargo cranes - 4 (40 tonnes)
  Cargo derricks - 1 (120T) & 8 (10T)
  Number of tween decks - 3
  Strengthened for navigation in light ice conditions

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Hull number - 1129
  Engine builder - Mitsui Eng. & SB. Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7L67GF) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 13,100 bhp or 9,636 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 304.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 2,585.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 46.0 tonnes/day
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 17.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 720kW 450V 60Hz 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..


** 2003 - Sara Star was sold by Maidavine Ltd. (Suez Crown Company Ltd.) St. Vincent & The Grenadines to Indian breakers for scrapping at Alang. The name of the scrapyard is unknown

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