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See her also as : Sea Stratus

( Collection Ron Stromberg )
( Photo collection Hein Hinrichs )
 
Bridge-Deck "Volans".
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Rough wheather with the "Volans".
( Photo collection Hein Hinrichs )
 
"Volans" in the Suez-Channel.
( Photo collection Hein Hinrichs )
( Collection Jan Goedhart )
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"Volans", at Europoort, Rotterdam.
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Name: Volans
IMO No: 7389429
Ex: London Trader-1985, Sea Stratus-1978
Built: 1975
Type: Tanker
Status: Demolished 2000
SubType: Crude
Flag: Liberia
DWT: 362,116
Draft: 22.33
Builder: Kockums Mekaniska Verkstads AB., Malmö, Sweden (548)
GT: 168,524
LOA: 362.75/350.35
Owner: Vela International Marine
NT: 145,237
Beam: 60.05
Speed/Cons: 15.50/190.00
Class: LR
Depth: 28.33
Engine Type: 2 Stal-Laval, Kockums Steam turbines, 29,422 kW
Cubic: 15,272

Additional information :

Delivered May 1975 to Partrederi Sture Ödner, Stockholm.
1975 05 29. Laid up at Singlefjord.
1975 06. Returned in service.
1977. Laid up at Singlefjord.
1978 11. Sold to Hancock Shipping Co, Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia. Renamed LONDON TRADER.
1985. Sold to Volans Transport Co, Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia. Renamed VOLANS.
2000. Sold to Indian breakers.
Sisterships :
SEA SAINT, SEA SCAPE, SEA STRATUS, SEA SYMPHONY, SEA SERENADE and SEA SONG.

Ship Report for "SEA STRATUS"
IDNo:
7389429
Year:
1975
Name:
SEA STRATUS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
27.03.1975
Flag:
SWE
Date of completion:
05.1975

Tons:
178515
Link:
1
DWT:
362118
Yard No:
548
Length overall:
362.8
Ship Design:
LPP:
350.4
Country of build:
SWE
Beam:
60.1
Builder:
Kockums MV
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Malmo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):

Subsequent History:
1978 LONDON TRADER (Hancock Sg Co Ltd - BR)
1980 (Marathon Intnl Petroleum Ltd - BR)
1984 VOLANS (Volans Tpt Co Ltd - LI)

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 02.07.2000.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7389429
7389429
1975
SEA STRATUS
178515
Salenrederierna A/B
7389429
7389429
1975
LONDON TRADER
178515
1978
Hancock Sg Co Ltd.
7389429
7389429
1975
LONDON TRADER
178515
1980
Marathon Intnl., Petroleum Ltd.
7389429
7389429
1975
VOLANS
178515
1984
Volans Tpt Co., Ltd.