TIRGU OCNA - Constantza, Romania       Call sign - YQGO      IMO number - 7734686
Owner - Dortel Gemi Sokum A.S., Turkey (Scrapyard) - previously owned by Compania de Navigatie Maritime PETROMIN S.A., Romania

Location - Photographed lying on the beach at Aliaga, Turkey being scrapped     Photograph Date - @ 4 April 1999
Photographer - Selim San     Added to archive - 21 Sep 2003     Last updated - 21 Sep 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1976
  Construction begun - unknown
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - July 1977
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Tirgu Ocna - Romania

  She sailed for her entire career as Tirgu Ocna
  Beached at Aliaga, Turkey on 2 April 1999 for scrapping
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk Carrier
  Gross tonnage - 10,394
  Net tonnage - 5,616
  Displacement tonnage - 18,295
  L.O.A. - 145.20 meters (476'5")
  L.B.P. - 130.75 meters (429'0")
  Width overall - 21.01 meters (68'11")
  Width moulded - 21.00 meters (68'11")
  Draught - 10.140 meters (33'3")
  Depth - 13.20 meters (44'4")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Cargo holds volume - 20,497 cubic meters
  Cargo handling cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Santierul Naval S.A. Galatz
  Country - Galatz, Romania
  Hull number - 665
  Engine builder - "H. Cegielski" Z.P.M.
  Country - Poznan, Poland
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer 6-cyl diesel engine
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil
  Fuel capacity - 2,141.5 tonnes
  Main engine horsepower - 7,200 bhp or 5,296 kW
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch propeller
  Steering gear - Standard rudder
  Bow thuster - unknown

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