panamanian MV Treasure (+2000)
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general
nationality panamanian
purpose transport
type cargo - bulk carrier
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1983
is nickname no
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 66413  grt
dimensions 264.3 x 43.5 x 23.8 m
material steel
engine 1 diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed 15  knots
yard no. 1878
IMO/Off. no. 8011251
about the loss
cause lost foundered
date lost 23/06/2000  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Mitsubishi Dockyard & Engineering Works, Nagasaki
owner
Good Faith Shipping, Panama
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 50 max. / 25 min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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 Van Den Bosch, Fedde
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 27/01/2014
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 18/09/2014
 
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Allen Tony18/09/2014
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The vessel lies upright on a fairly level bottom at about 50m depth. The superstructure was removed shortly after the sinking by sawing it off at about 30m depth with a cable towed by tugs as it was a hazard to shipping.
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Allen Tony27/01/2014MV Treasure was a Panamanian registered bulk carrier which sank off the coast of South Africa carrying a cargo of iron ore. The resulting oil spill caused a threat to the nearby population of African Penguins.
Previously called,
MV Berge Captain 1983-1984
MV Tokomaru 1984-1990
MV Ocean Conqueror 1990-1997
MV Treasure 1990-2000

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