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Photographer:Raenuld Greenleaf [View profile]Title:OVERSEAS JOYCEAdded:Jul 31, 2006
Location:Columbia/Snake River System, United States
Photo Category: Vehicle Carriers
Overseas Joyce outbound on the Columbia River.
Type: Car Carrier
Shipyard: Hitachi
Delivery Date:1987
Deadweight: 16,141 MT/ 15,886 LT
Length Overall: 190.5 meters
Length Between Perpendiculars: 180 meters
Breadth: 32.26 meters
Depth: 30.7 meters
Scantling Draft: 8.22 meters
Class: American Bureau of Shipping
Cargo Holds: 3
Car Decks: 13
Stern Ramp Safe Work Load: 30 MT
Side Ramp: 10 MT
GRT/NRT 48,017/14,919
Main Engine: Hitachi B&W 6160 MC
NCR: 11,950 BHP at 111 RPM

Overseas Shipholding Group has revealed that it will not replace its one US-flag car carrier, "Overseas Joyce", when it becomes too old for MSP subsidies in 2007.
Vessel Identification
Name:Gmt Astro
Former name(s):
- Overseas Joyce (Until 2012 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Vehicles Carrier
Gross tonnage:48,017 tons
Summer DWT:16,141 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:1987
AIS Information
Last known position:
31°14’51.62” N, 121°59’1.45” E
Speed, course (heading):
14.4kts, 101° (101°)
Location:Cn Sha
Arrival:13th Oct 2018
16:00:20 UTC
Last update:
28 days 13 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 August 24th, 16:00:02 UTCCn Sha
2018 August 4th, 13:00:42 UTCUs Pdx
2018 July 7th, 13:00:46 UTCCn Sha
2018 June 18th, 13:00:13 UTCUs Pdx
2018 June 13th, 23:00:53 UTCN Westminster
2018 May 24th, 16:00:25 UTCKr Ptk
2018 May 16th, 16:00:51 UTCCh Sha
2018 April 24th, 20:30:46 UTCUs Sfo
2018 April 14th, 05:00:28 UTCUs San
2018 April 13th, 02:00:33 UTCUs Ntd
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Photo Comments (4)

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popeman on Aug 04, 2012 20:08 (6 years ago)
I've worked on the Joyce years ago. Basically went back and forth to Japan. Thanks for the pic.
Ricardo Bruno on Aug 01, 2006 07:38 (12 years ago)
Great photo Raenuld.
Best regards,
Raenuld Greenleaf on Mar 26, 2006 10:38 (12 years ago)
Thanks for the kind words. It was a lucky shot :)
I'm using an older Olympus C2100,a 2.1 megapixel camera. It does take pretty good pictures.
Reinier Meuleman on Mar 22, 2006 09:48 (12 years ago)
Hello Raenuld,

This is a beautifull shot, sharp with a nice raibow

Thanks for posting


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