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Photographer:Hans-Wilhelm Delfs [View profile]Title:FRITZ HECKERTAdded:May 30, 2011
Captured:May 01, 1970IMO:5121835Hits:2,381
Location:Rendsburg, Germany
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 1961-1970
Passenger Ship FRITZ HECKERT passing Rendsburg/Kiel Canal eastbound | Photo: 05/1970 | Hans-Wilhelm Delfs, Kiel
IMO: 5121835 | Call sign: DAYO | Classification Society: DSRK | Flag: German Democratic Republic/Rostock |
GT 8.115 | NT 3.654 | dwt 1.923 | Crew: 181 - passengers 379 | |
Loa 141,30 m | Lpp 125,00 m | Br 17,60 m | Draught 5,56 m |
Engine: 2 x VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock Diesel 4.600 bhp and 2 x VEB Turbinenfabrik, Dresden gas turbines later replaced by Sigma Venissieux turbines 5.400 BHP 17 kn
Shipbuilder: VEB Mathias-Thesen-Werft, Wismar keellaying 28.11.1959 launching 25.06.1960 delivery 04/1961 |
Owner: VEB Deutsche Seereederei, Rostock |
Historical data:
FRITZ HECKERT (1961-1964) - FDGB - Freier Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund, Rostock
FRITZ HECKERT (1964-1973) - VEB Deutsche Seereederei, Rostock
1970 decommissoned
1971/72 as an accommodation ship to Volkswerft, Stralsund
later until 22.04.1991 accommodation ship Kernkraftwerk Lubmin (nuclear power plant)
GULF FANTASY (1991-1999) - as a hotelship in Dubai/United Arab Emirates
04.03.1999 broken up Mumbai
Vessel Identification
Name:Gulf Fantasy
Former name(s):
- Fritz Heckert (Until 1991 Nov)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Accommodation Vessel
Gross tonnage:7,363 tons
Summer DWT:1,800 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1961
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Clive Harvey on Jun 04, 2011 18:43 (7 years ago)
It is rare to see pictures of this stylish and interesting ship. One can easily see how the ships of the Ivan Franko-class were a development of this. Thanks for posting the pictures.
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