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Photographer:CHARRAN [View profile]Title:LUCHANAAdded:Jan 25, 2011
Location:Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Belonging to a long series of vessels built by the Company Bilbao, Spain (shared with SECN, Sestao), albeit with some differences, we accounted for Luchana build number 155. The keel laying took place on 22 February 1963 and his christening took place on July 19, 1963. Was delivered to the shipping in January 1964 and immediately began their travels.
Our main character was originally a general cargo ship with five warehouses, four ahead of the superstructure and aft. Wineries No. 2 and 3 had a deck, while wineries 1, 4 and 5, had two decks. For cargo handling rig was equipped with an eight struts 5 tonnes (SWL) and a pen for big weights of 30 tons (SWL). Its main features were:

Distinction: EDVS
Port of Registry: Bilbao
Gross Registered Tonnage: 8,250 tons
Net Registered Tonnage: 5,576 tons
Deadweight: 14,524 tons
Overall length: 144.71 meters
Length between perpendiculars: 134.45 meters
Breadth: 18.65 meters
Moulded depth: 11.99 meters
Maximum draft: 9.63 meters
Capacity: 18,793 meters cubic (grain)
Propulsion: MAN
Power: 5,400 BHP
Service speed: 15.2 knots
Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:8,250 tons
Summer DWT:14,524 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1964
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Luis del Fresno Miyar on Sep 06, 2017 17:51 (1 year ago)
Description has several translation errors,I belive It has been done with google translator eg. warehouses are holds, wineries are holds. pen is heavy lift boom. Asnyk comment is true, the reason of sinking and the three Engineers kilt and the boatswain later in hospital was not properly investigate, there were many people guilty...sad history.
asnyk on Jan 26, 2011 06:36 (7 years ago)
IMO 5416474. Luchana broke in two and sank during storm 6 miles N of Gijon 15.01.1986 with cargo 13000t iron ore. Owner Bilbaina S.A.
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