ARCTIC VIKING - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada       Call sign - VODM     IMO number - 6717485
Owner - C.A. Crosbie Shipping Ltd., Newfoundland, Canada

Location - Arctic Viking was photographed while she was underway in the St. Lawrence River near Varennes, Quebec, Canada
Photograph Date - 3 August 1999     Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 24 February 2002     Last updated - 20 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - June 1966
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - June 1967

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Baltic Viking - England (1985)
  (b) Arctic Viking - Canada (2001)
  (c) Le Compagnon - Panama (2003)
  (d) Clara - Panama

  As of January 2004 Clara was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 1,599
  Net tonnage - 1,154
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,073
  L.O.A. - 74.53 meters ( 244' 6" )
  L.B.P. - 70.62 meters ( 231' 8" )
  Width overall - 12.58 meters ( 41' 3.5" )
  Width moulded - 12.45 meters ( 40' 10" )
  Draught - 5.176 meters ( 17' 0" )
  Depth - 6.96 meters ( 22' 10" )
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Cargo holds volume - 2,502 cubic meters
  Number of tween decks - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 2
  Container capacity - unknown
  Cargo derricks - 2 (5-20 Tonnes)
  Cargo cranes - 2 (5 tonnes)
  Designed for service in light ice conditions (Ice class 1)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kroegerwerft GmbH & Company KG
  Country - Rendsburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 1343
  Engine builder - Motoren Werke Mannheim AG (MWM)
  Country - Mannheim, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MWM (model RHS345AU) 8-cyl) diesel
  Horsepower - 2,200 bhp or 1,618 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - 236.5 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 12.00 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 3 x 112kW 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..


** In 2003 sometime Le Compagnon was renamed Clara by La Cooperative De Service la Compagnon, Panama
** Clara works primarily between ports on the islands of the Carribean, Central, America and northern South America


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