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Acavus

This page is a record of the time I spent on this ship.

Joined : Shellhaven (London) 21/02/1979.

Sailed to : Pernis, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Europoort, Milford Haven, Le Havre, Aalborg, Rouen, Petit Couronne, Port Jerome, Las Palmas.

Incidents: Partly demolished jetty in Stockholm. Lots of navigation through sheet ice in the Baltic. Saw SS France layed up in the Le Havre estuary.

Paid off : Las Palmas 16/05/1979.

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Ship NameAcavus
IMO Number5001633
CallsignGXQQ
Ship TypeProducts
ManagerSTUK
RegisteredLondon
FlagBritish
Gross Tons12326
Dwt Tons18936
Class100A1
Length558.9 ft
Breadth69.5 ft
Depth39.0 ft
Draft30.7 ft
Capacity894000 cu ft
PlantSteam
Engine2 Steam Turbine
Engine BuilderBrown Boveri
Power7500 BHP
Bunkers1645 tons
Generators2 x 400 KW
Speed14.5 k
Build date1958
Build yardBremer Vulkan
Scrapped1984