TONJA - San Lorenzo, Honduras       Call sign - HQRA7     IMO number - 5364669     Owner - Coast Trade s. de R.L., Honduras

Location - Photographed while underway possibly in the Kiel Canal, Germany     Photograph Date - unknown
Photographer - Malte Schwarz     Added to archive - 12 Aug 2003     Last updated - 12 Aug 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - ???
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - 1957

  (a) Tonja - Norway (69)
  -- Skips A/S Einar S. Haver
  (b) Felstein 1 - Norway (70)
  -- Hans Norland (Moksland Shipping A/S)
  (c) Samstein - Norway (76)
  -- S. Mokster
  -- Ragnvald O. Ranstein Partrederi
  -- Svein Pedersen Partenrederi, Norway
  (d) Salona - Cayman Islands (86)
  -- Speed Shipping, Cayman Islands
  (e) Tonja - Honduras
  -- Coast Trade S. de R.L., Honduras

  As of August 2003 Tonja was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General Cargo
  Gross tonnage - 499
  Net tonnage - 331
  Deadweight tonnage - 864
  L.O.A. - 53.68 meters
  L.B.P. - 49.03 meters
  Width overall - 7.83 meters
  Width moulded - 7.80 meters
  Draught - 3.912 meters
  Depth - 4.30 meters
  Number of holds - 1
  Number of hatches - 2
  Cargo handling gear - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Brodrene Lothe AS, Flytedokken
  Country - Haugesund, Norway
  Hull number - 4
  Engine builder - A/S Volund
  Country - Kobenhavn, Denmark
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Volund DMT630 diesel
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Horsepower - 660 bhp or 485 kW
  Speed - 10.0 knots
  Propeller - 2 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudders
  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..


** Lloyds records that this ship once had cargo handling derricks. Does anyone know if this was true and if so when they were removed ???


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