MELTON CHALLENGER - IMO 8002731
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||2,195 tons|
|Summer DWT:||3,041 tons|
|Last known position:|
|55°16’9.54” N, 9°53’14.64” E|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|0kts, 286° (321°)|
|Arrival:||20th Dec 2017|
|1 month 17 days ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2017 December 20th, 06:00:22 UTC||Dkasn|
|2017 December 16th, 15:00:22 UTC||Dknvd|
|2017 December 13th, 05:00:23 UTC||Sesol|
|2017 December 9th, 14:00:29 UTC||Dewis|
|2017 December 7th, 05:00:29 UTC||Selaa|
|2017 December 6th, 00:00:27 UTC||Dkode|
|2017 November 30th, 08:00:22 UTC||Dewis|
|2017 November 28th, 07:00:24 UTC||Dkfdv|
|2017 November 24th, 17:00:27 UTC||Rukgd|
|2017 November 24th, 17:00:25 UTC||For Order||
© J Hagelback
© Wil Weijsters
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As ALLGARD, she was owned by Husell, Bror. and operated under the Finnish flag in 1988-89. |
Believe she was Allgard late 80s, any idea of owners?
I was on the Meton Challenger in Contrecoeur in 1986. We had taken a consignment of amunition loaded in Hull UK for Nato exercises. She was a nice little ship. Regards Nick. |
If I remember correctly, she had come to deliver military cargo which included ammunition. Contrecoeur is far from urban areas and this dock was used extensively in those days to handle dangerous cargoes. In case an accidental explosion occured, the risk to the population was minimized.
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great old one marc, though it is kind of odd that she was at the Contrecour dock for being so small. Almost all the ones I have seen there have been post-seaway size. Do you know what she was doing there, PM me if you know,thanks |
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