One of the biggest and most luxurious yachts of the time is seen here. She was owned by Mr. Julius Forstmann of New York, a wool magnate. Crew 54, the captain was Krulls, a veteran of the HAPAG Line.
Displacement: 8,097 tons
Dimensions: 333 x 46.5 x 16 ft.
Machinery: Diesel, twin screws
Products tanker ORION anchored in the Bedford Basin, Halifax April 14th 2014.Build 2006 by STX Shipbuilding, Jinhae , S. Korea.
Previous name OVERSEAS ORION (Sept 2009)
IMO No 9358319
GRT 30,068 DWT 51,218
LOA 183m LPP 173.9m Beam 32.2m Draught 13.3m
Owner: Pretty Rich Shipping SA c/o Manager.
ORION - Bahamas flagged pocket cruise liner specializing in expedition style eco cruises to more remote locations.
She was recently involved in the rescue of a stricken French solo round the world yachtsman in sub antarctic waters in the Southern Ocean.
Pictured behind the Iron Pot Lighthouse en r
HMS Orion, a dreadnought battleship, was the lead ship of its class, the first so-called super dreadnoughts, armed with 13.5-in main battery guns
HMS Orion (22,000/26,290 ts) was launched on Aug. 20th, 1910 by the Royal Dockyard, Portsmouth and commissioned on Jan. 2nd, 1912, joining the second div
A three-masted wooden barque, built in 1877 by Salve Johnson Shipyard, Grimstad, Norway.
(152.5x32.1x19.1 ft.) (676 BRT / 632 NRT)
Launched in 1877 for P.L. Lund, Arendal, Norway
1898 : Sold to Lars Lydersen, Tvedestrand, Norway
1903 Broken up
ORION Bahamas flagged pocket cruise liner specializing in expedition style eco cruises to more remote locations. Seen here off Cape Deliverance exiting the River Derwent following a day visit to the port city of Hobart. Pic taken 27/1/11