TOUR PRIGNAC - Kingstown, Saint Vincent       Call sign - J8HU9     IMO number - 8009739     Owner - Gainsford Shipping Corporation

Location - Photographed while entering the Ghent Canal in Belgium     Photograph Date - 19 May 2001
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 27 Feb 2002     Last updated - 3 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1980
  Keel laid -
  Launched - July 1981
  Delivered - October 1981

  (a) Full Cry - Panama (1984)
  (b) Tour Prignac - France (1993)
  (c) Tour Prignac - Saint Vincent

  As of March 2003 Tour Prignac was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Chemical, wine & alcohol tanker
  Gross tonnage - 3,602
  Net tonnage - 2,206
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,585
  L.O.A. - 99.85 meters
  L.B.P. - 90.00 meters
  Width overall - 16.06 meters
  Width moulded - 16.01 meters
  Draught - 7.851 meters
  Depth - 9.50 meters
  Number of cargo tanks - 27
  Number of cargo pumps -
  Total tank volume - 5,474 cubic meters
  Cargo handling cranes - 1 (? tonne)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Schpswerft & Mbk De Groot & van Vliet B.V.
  Country - Slikkerveer, Holland
  Hull number - 403
  Engine builder - MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MaK 8MU453AK diesel
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Horsepower - 2,850 bhp or 2,096 kW
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder

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..


** 22 March 2003 Tour Prignac was spotted at Gdanska Stocznia Remontowa (Gdansk Ship Repair Yard) possibly undergoing repairs. She arrived there around the middle of March - Details ???


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada, Wojtek Tabaka - Poland

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