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Good photo,nice ship. Presume by looking at her she is an old Dutchman blt. circa late 50's early 60's - any further info on her?.
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built by Ferus Smit in 1956 at Foxhol (Holland) as Solklint
port of registry Slite as can still be seen on the stern

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Type of vessel: Dry cargo ship
Built: 1956, Fa. Gebr. Niestern & Co, no 250, Delfzijl, Holland
Material: Steel
Length: 53,09 meters
Breadth: 8,35 meters
Draft: 3,25 meters
Tonnage: 494 GRT 237 NRT
Main engine: B & W Alpha 425 26VO, 500 bhp, new 1975
Aux. engines: Lister, 3-cyl - Hansa generator 6 kW/110 V, Ford 4-cyl for fire and ballast pump + compressor, Lister, 3-cyl, 18 kW/220 generator in focsl'e + 2-cyl Petter for anchor windlass.
Cruising speed: 9 knots on 80 litres/hour, 10 knots unloaded
Bunkers: Fuel - 20 tons Water - 12 tons + water purifier Waste - 3 tons Ballast - 160 tons
Cargo capacity: DWT 660, One hold, 878 m3 grain, 821 m3 bale, one hatch 11,80 x 5,30 + one hatch 10,39 x 5,30 meters. Wooden hatches, new hard wood floor in hold. Height in hold 3,61 meters.
Nav. aid: Racal Decca 2070 radar, Decca 96 nm radar, Arcas compass, Decca 450 autopilot, Atlas echo sounder, Navtex, AP-navigator, Shipmate RS 5500 GPS navigator, Decom DC300D watch keeper, ICS Nav 5 GMDSS, 2 x Sailor handheld VHF's, Sailor RT 2047 VHF, Sailor R-105 and T-126 SSB radio. Parts of the radio equipment is rented.
Accommodations: two mess rooms, well equipped galley, captains cabin with salon, toilet/shower and bedroom, hospital double cabin, five single cabins, one double cabin + stores, toilets and shower. "LISSA" is known as one of the best well-kept small coasters in Scandinavia.
Classification: Bureau Veritas *I 3/3 E. Finnish Ice class II, Swedish flag.
Position: Trading Baltic Sea
 

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Thanks Guys,
Appreciate your replies, - very comprehensive.
Regards,
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She went on to have a very interesting life google "Lissa Avatiu" as there is too much to post here!

all the best

Ed
 

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