The Naess Crusader

dsftm
26th January 2006, 15:50
Do any of you remember the biggest ship built on the Wear the Naess Crusader. I remember going on board as a kid during the workers family day but I can't find any reference or pictures of it anywhere on the net.
My father also agrees about the name.

Can anyone save my sanity and confirm this???

Gulpers
26th January 2006, 15:58
dsftm,

I sailed on Naess Crusader as Nordic Crusader.

Some background info in the following thread on her and her sister Nordic Chieftan: (Thumb)

http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=3246&highlight=nordic+crusader

Fairfield also has a couple of photographs of her (as Naess Crusader) in our Gallery. (Thumb)

http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showpost.php?p=1280&postcount=1

Gulpers
27th January 2006, 14:40
dsftm,

Some more information on Naess Crusader for you:

NAESS CRUSADER - IMO No. 7300813
Builder: Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd. - North Sands, Sunderland, 07/1973
Type: Oil/Bulk/Ore Carrier
Gross: 85963
Net: 51094
DWT: 161805
Draught: 18.22m
LOA: 291.85m
Breadth: 42.75m

Nordic Crusader (1974)
Cast Fulmar (1980)
Marinicki (1983)
Mount Athos (1987)
Mount Athos I (1995)
Mount I (1997)
Mountain (1998)

Although declared as a Total Loss (26/09/1997) she is now listed as being for sale by auction. (Thumb)

See Fairfield's recent posting:

http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=14549

ruud
28th July 2006, 23:24
Ahoy,

Here seen in 1973. the Naess Crusader.