Gallant Dragon - IMO 7389637
|Photographer:||Yvon Perchoc [View profile]||Title:||Gallant Dragon||Added:||Jul 24, 2005|
||Bulkers built 1971-1980|
|GALLANT DRAGON arriving at Le Havre with coal on 03 Jul 1990
Launched in 1976 as French PENCHATEAU.
10/1991 - During a voyage from Tubarao (Brésil) to Japan, she developped a leak after collision with submerged object. She proceeded to Angra Dos Reis but the unloading was impossible because of the fragility of the hull. So she will be scuttled 200 milles off Brasil with her cargo of 120000 tons of iron ore.
|Vessel type:||Bulk Carrier|
|Gross tonnage:||64,967 tons|
|Summer DWT:||123,126 tons|
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Hi Tedward, ex-Bulker-man here too: Yes, hard/dirty work at the best of times. Did she have the Sat-Comms Dome when you were aboard? |
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Sailed on it as 2/O from Mar. 89 to October 89. Hard work but the happiest ship I ever sailed on. |
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