Chris

jamesv279
28th April 2019, 11:02
Hi, i'm Chris, and maybe you could help me. I was on the Cardiff Brook in 1968, a coaster, merchant vessel. Any help on this would be appreciated. Captain Smith as I remember it.

shipmate17
28th April 2019, 16:59
CARDIFFBROOK.grt 1812.built 1952 by Lewis John.Aberdeen.renamed 1969 DIMITRIOS G.1972 MARIETTA.scrapped Greece 1981.

Frank P
28th April 2019, 18:57
Welcome onboard Chris, enjoy the site...

I have posted a couple of photos of the Cardiff Brook in the gallery...

Cheers Frank

jamesv279
30th April 2019, 19:30
Thanks Frank, will have a look

seaman38
30th April 2019, 22:45
Hi, i'm Chris, and maybe you could help me. I was on the Cardiff Brook in 1968, a coaster, merchant vessel. Any help on this would be appreciated. Captain Smith as I remember it.

Cardiffbrook
P O R London
Off No.184706
Signal letters GPLG
Built John Lewis Aberdeen 1952
Yard No 233
GRT 1811.74
NRT 895.50

LOA 273'
Beam 38' 02"
Draft Summer 16' 11"
Draft Winter 16' 06.5"
DWT 2274 tons (Summer)
Freeboard 5' 02.5"
FW allowance 4.5"

TPI loaded 19.6"
TPI light 17.5"

Bunker capacity 92 tons
Ballast capacity 692 tons

Total cubic capacity 119,948 cft (Bale)

Main Engine Doxford 44SB3 3 Cyl Diesel

BHP 1100
IHP 1340
RPM 145
Speed 11 knots

Consumption 4 tons per day

Voltage 220 DC

First Voyage commenced 23rd September 1952

jamesv279
1st May 2019, 08:02
Thanks (Thumb)

jamesv279
1st May 2019, 08:07
Anyone remember the bosun, around Nov 1968
Thanks