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Melania (2)

See also : Building the "Melania (2)" Part 1  &  Building the "Melania (2)" - Part 2

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"Melania" was built in Amsterdam in 2 parts, like other VLCC tankers, built at the NDSM yard.
( Photo Oopyright Bob Scott )
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"Melania", launch of her fore-part.
( Photo Thanks to Jaime Roco )
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"Melania", both parts are joined together.
( Photo Thanks to Jaime Roco )
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"Melania" coming form the NDSM yard at Amsterdam, in the Lock of IJmuiden, Netherlands.
( Photo collection Kees Helder )
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"Melania" coming form the NDSM yard at Amsterdam, in the Lock of IJmuiden, Netherlands.
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At Europoort, April 24th 1976.
( Photo Copyright Jens Abbing )
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Additional Information by Kees Helder ;

Naam
Name
MELANIA (2)
IMO Nr.
IMO Nr.
6828569
Roepnr.
Callsign
GYCE
Bouwjaar
Build
Keel laid down : 31/08/1967.
Launched aftship 27/04/1968, foreship 24/08/1968.
Werf
Yard
Nederlandse Dok- & Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam, Holland.
Bouwnr.
Build. Nr.
535
In dienst
In service
08/01/1969
Eigenaar
Owner
Shell Tankers UK Londen.
Vlag
Flag
British
Thuishaven
Homeport
London.
Type
Type
Tanker
Klasse
Class
LR
Sub Type
Sub Type
Crude
Lengte (o.a.)
Length (overall)
325.08 mtr.
Lengte (p.p.)
Length (p.p.)
- mtr.
Breedte
Beam
47.22 mtr.
Holte
Depth
24.50 mtr.
Diepgang
Draft
18.99 mtr.
Tonnage DWT
DWT
104.561 ton
Tonnage GT
GT
75.104 ton
Tonnage NT
NT
- ton
Inhoud
Cubic
- m3
Machine(s)
Engine(s)
2 Atlantique Stal Laval Verolme Steamturbines.
Vermogen
Output
28.000 Hp
Snelheid
Speed
15.4 mile
Verbruik
Consumption
- t/h
Aantal Tanks
Total Tanks
8 center, 5 wingtanks, 2 clean ballasttanks.
Bijzonderheden
Remarks
For Shell Tankers 22 M-klasse schips where build.e Melania, Myselle, Marticia (and Danish Dagmar Maersk) where build at NDSM in two parts and later welded together.
Historie
History
Melania (1) (5.824 ton) build in 1914 at Gray Taylor & Co Ltd., Stockton for Shell Tankers UK.
Status
Status
1976 sold to Goulandris, Greece, renamed “Andros Tempo”.
1976 sold to Centurion Maritime, renamed “Atlas Titan”.
Explosion at tanker cleaning Lisboa.
31/05/1990 scrapped at Kaohsiung.