CHIRON



Identification Data
 
Year built: 1960
Classification Register: Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)
IMO number: 5070555
Nat. Official Number: 5640 Z AMST 1960
Category: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Motor Vessel
Type: General Cargo
Standard Ship Type:
Type Deck: Shelterdeck open/closed
Masts: Two masts
Rig: 11 derricks, 10 winches
Lift Capacity: 1 x 45, 4 x 9, 2 x 5 and 4 x 3 ton
Material Hull: Steel
Decks: 2

 



Construction Data
 
Shipbuilder: N.V. C. van der Giessen & Zonen's Scheepswerven, Krimpen aan den IJssel, Netherlands
Yardnumber: 801
Date Laid Down: 1959-10-29
Launch Date: 1960-03-10
Delivery Date: 1960-06-30

 



Technical Data
 
Engine Manufacturer: Gebr. Stork & Co., Hengelo, Netherlands
Engine Type: Motor, Oil, 2-stroke single-acting
Number of Cylinders: 8
Power: 3600
Power Unit: BHP (APK, RPK)
Eng. additional info: Oil 2SA 8 cyl. 540 x 1150 mm.
Speed in knots: 16.00
Number of screws: 1
 
Gross Tonnage: 3584.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 1885.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 4360.00 tons deadweight (1016 kg)
Grain: 191972 Cubic Feet
Bale: 179324 Cubic Feet
 
Length 1: 110.93 Meters Length overall (Loa)
Length 2: 105.81 Meters Length between perpendiculars (Lbp)
Beam: 14.99 Meters Breadth, moulded
Depth: 7.63 Meters Depth, moulded
Draught: 6.55 Meters Draught, summer
 
Passengers:
1st 2nd 3rd Steerage Deck Total
0 0 0 0 0 12

 



Configuration Changes
 
1967-04-00: April 1967 is de CHIRON bij scheepswerf Boele te Bolnes met 8,5 m. verlengd. (l.o.a. 119,50 m.; gt. 3833, nt. 2104, dwt. 4793) In April 1967 opgeleverd na verlenging.


 



Ship History Data
 
Date/Name Ship 1960-06-30 CHIRON
Manager: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschappij N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Owner: Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschappij N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: Amsterdam / Netherlands
Callsign: P.D.I.K.
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1974-00-00 ARABIAN EXPRESS
Manager: Vroon Shipping (Liberia) Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia
Owner: Vroon Shipping (Liberia) Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: Monrovia / Liberia
Callsign:
Additional info:

Date/Name Ship 1976-00-00 NELA ALTOMARE
Manager: Compania Anonima Naviera de Transporte y Turismo, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Owner: Compania Anonima Naviera de Transporte y Turismo, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Shareholder:
Homeport / Flag: Maracaibo / Venezuela
Callsign: Y.X.C.O.
Additional info:


 



Ship Events Data
 
1960-00-00: 23 & 24 juni 1960 technische proefvaart, 30 juni 1960 op reis Rotterdam naar Amsterdam voor overdracht.

1996-00-00: Laid up at Lake Maracaibo. (In 1997 liggend te Maraca´bo, Venezuela en totaal uitgewoond.)

2009-00-00: still listed.


 



Ship Masters Data
 
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