LE CHENE NO. 1 - Sorel, Quebec, Canada       Call sign - CYCJ     IMO number - 5166524
Owner - Socanav Incorporated, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location - Le Chene No. 1 was photographed while she was transitting upbound in the Welland Canal north of lock 1 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 31 July 1988     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 20 April 1999     Last updated - 21 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1960
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - 15 August 1961
  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) J. Edouard Simard - Canada (1967)
  (b) Edouard Simard - Canada (13 Apr 1982)
  (c) Le Chene No. 1 - Canada (1997)
  (d) Enerchem Trader - Canada (2000)
  (e) Silverhead - Panama

  Sold for scrapping in January of 2003
  Arrived at Gadani Beach, Pakistan shortly thereafter
  Scrap price - unknown

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Petroleum products tanker
  Gross tonnage - 5,065
  Net tonnage - 3,446
  Deadweight tonnage - 7,809
  L.O.A. - 131.07 meters ( 430' 0" )
  L.B.P. - 123.73 meters ( 405' 11" )
  Width overall - 16.36 meters ( 53' 8" )
  Width moulded - 15.85 meters ( 52' 0" )
  Draught - 6.846 meters ( 22' 5.5" )
  Depth - 8.54 meters ( 28' 0" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 15
  Volume of cargo tanks - 7,234 m3
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Rate of discharge - unknown
  Cargo hose crane - 1 (3 tonnes)
  Water ballast capacity - 84 tonnes
  Cargo tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Designed for service in ice conditions (Ice class 1)

Original Particulars
Lengthened in 1979 by Marine Industries at Sorel, Quebec

  Gross tonnage - 5,104
  Net tonnage - 3,446
  Deadweight tonnage - 7,172
  L.O.A. - 125.71 meters ( 412' 5" )
  L.B.P. - 118.27 meters ( 388' 0" )
  Width overall - 16.36 meters ( 53' 8" )
  Width moulded - 15.85 meters ( 52' 0" )
  Draught - 6.846 meters ( 22' 5.5" )
  Depth - 8.54 meters ( 28' 0" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 21

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Marine Industries Ltd.
  Country - Sorel, Quebec, Canada
  Hull number - 269
  Engine builder - A/S Burmeister & Wain's Maskin-og Skibsbyggeri
  Country - Kobenhavn, Denmark
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7-50VBF-90) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 4,000 bhp or 2,942 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - 379.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 12.0 tonnes/day
  Bunker tanks fitted with heating coils
  Speed - 12.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - unknown
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - unknown

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..


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