Category:IMO 5050567

ShipEdit

  • Type: Passenger/cargo
  • Ship Design: P2-S2-9a, a dummy funnel with two stacks located aft of their superstructure
  • Built by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation in Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
  • Yard No: 467
  • Keel: 6.7.56
  • Launch Date: 16.12.57 (Mrs. Emmet J. McCormack)
  • Delivered: 05.09.1958
  • Maiden Voyage: 12.09.1958
  • Date of completion:
  • Length overall: 188 m / 617 ft
  • LPP: 173.7
  • Beam: 26.2 m / 86 ft
  • Draught: 27.3 ft
  • GRT 14,984, 15,256 tons in 1963, 23,395 tons in 1973, 27,155 tons at the end of her career
  • DWT: 5969
  • Main engine: 2 General Electric DR Geared Turbines, 35,000 SHP
  • Speed: 21 knots – Max 24 / End of career 18 knots
  • Passengers: 553 End of career 731
  • Crew: 401 - End of career 300

HistoryEdit

  • 1958 Named: Brasil for Moore-McCormack Lines Flag: United States
  • 1963 Rebuilt by Bethlehem Baltimore, another deck was built above the bridge adding additional accommodation
  • 1972 Sold to Holland America Lines Renamed: Volendam Refurbished at Lloyd-Waft Shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. Removal of her main mast, derricks, and two holds. 23,500 tons, with an increased passenger capacity of 739.
  • 1975 Sold to Monarch Cruise Lines Renamed: Monarch Sun
  • 1978 Taken over by HAL, renamed: Volendam
  • 1985 Sold to American Hawaii Cruises Renamed: Liberte
  • 1987 Sold to Banstead Shipping Renamed: Canada Star
  • 1989 Sold to Bermuda Star Line Renamed: Queen of Bermuda
  • 1990 Consolidated with Commodore Cruises Renamed: Enchanted Seas
  • 1991 Upgraded to SOLAS specifications
  • 1993 Sold to Brazil Caribbean Shipping Co.
  • 1995 Sold to Azure Investments Renamed: Universe Explorer Chartered to New Commodore Cruise Lines
  • 10.1995 Extensive modifications to operate a college program under the auspices of the University of Pittsburgh Flag: Panama
  • 27.07.1996 Fire in the laundry loosing five crewmembers that died from smoke inhalation. In addition, another 55 crew and 1 passenger were treated for injuries. Extensive repairs in Vancouver. Damage US$1.5 million
  • 2002 Operated education duties under the banner of “Semester at Sea” by World Explorer Cruises
  • 08.2004 a comprehensive refit in Hong Kong
  • 09.11.2004 Sold to Rikkan Shipping Inc. of Monrovia, an agent for an Indian breaker
  • 19.11.2004 Departed Hong Kong Renamed: Universe bound for India
  • 07.12.2004 Beached at Alang
  • 2005 Broken up
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Last modified on 29 June 2012, at 22:57