LE FRENE NO. 1 - Sorel, Quebec, Canada       Call sign - VGZX     IMO number - 6414320
Owner - Socanav Incorporated, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location - Le Frene No. 1 was photographed while she was transitting downbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 23 April 1990     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 12 February 2000     Last updated - 21 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1963
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - 17 April 1964
  Delivered - June 1964

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Jos. Simard - Canada (12 Mar 1982)
  (b) Le Frene 1 - Canada (28 Apr 1982)
  (c) Le Frene No. 1 - Canada (Apr 1995)
  (d) Le Frene No. 1 - Honduras (final voyage only)

  Arrived at Alang, India on 29 May 1995
  Beached for demolition early in June
  Scrap price - $187/ldt or $542,000 (U.S.)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Petroleum products tanker
  Gross tonnage - 5,102
  Net tonnage - 3,374
  Deadweight tonnage - 7,268
  L.O.A. - 125.63 meters ( 412' 2" )
  L.B.P. - 118.27 meters ( 388' 0" )
  Width overall - 16.36 meters ( 53' 8" )
  Width moulded - 15.84 meters ( 52' 0" )
  Draught - 6.839 meters ( 22' 5" )
  Depth - 8.56 meters ( 28' 1" )
  Number of cargo tanks - 15
  Volume of cargo tanks - 10,038 m3 (63,000 bbls)
  Number of cargo pumps - 4
  Rate of discharge - unknown
  Cargo hose crane - 1 (3 tonnes)
  Water ballast capacity - 216 tonnes
  Cargo tank heating coils - In all tanks
  Designed for service in ice conditions (Ice class 1)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Marine Industries Ltd.
  Country - Sorel, Quebec, Canada
  Hull number - 305
  Engine builder - A/S Burmeister & Wain's Maskin-og Skibsbyggeri
  Country - Kobenhavn, Denmark
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 6-50VT2BF-110) 6-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 5,040 bhp or 3,707 kW
  Main engine fuel - Diesel fuel
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - 367.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 14.0 tonnes/day
  Heating coils are fitted in her bunker tanks
  Speed - 13.5 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  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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