Helena Jayne - IMO 5251733
|Photographer:||Phil English [View profile]||Title:||Helena Jayne||Added:||Jun 14, 2008|
||General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Under 3000gt)|
IMO 5251733. 382 gt, built 1956, v.d.werf, Westerbroek yard no 278.
Former names: Nieuwe Waterweg and Viking.
HELENA JAYNE SAILED FROM PORT OF SPAIN ON 11/2/96 WITH A CARGO OF CONCRETE BLOCKS AND GENERAL COMMODITES. 28 MILES NORTH OF FIRST BOCAS
VESSEL ENCOUNTERED ROUGH SEAS AND STRONG WINDS AND CAPSIZED AND SANK. MAYDAY ALLEGEDLY SENT, BUT NOT RECEIVED BY COAST STATIONS. ALL 8 CREW
TOOK TO LIFERAFTS AND WERE RESCUED TEN HOURS AFTER VESSEL WAS LOST BY MV ULLA DORTE. ACCIDENT REPORTED TO TRINIDAD AUTHORITIES BUT NOT TO MAIB.
Thanks to Roel and Mike for the additional data.
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||382 tons|
|Summer DWT:||481 tons|
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hi thanx for pic this was my first trek into merchant shipping,in 1981 as deckhand,it was owned and ran by N,E,Murray marine running out of queenborough on the isle of sheppey,,,good memories, |
ship was built 1956 at v.d.werf,westerbroek yard no 278 and sank 11.2.1996 north of boca. i have no clue which boca
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this is the former "Nieuwe Waterweg"/"Viking", build 1956 |
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