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Methane Princess

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

Joined : Canvey Island 17/06/1981.

Sailed to : Canvey Island, Arzew (Algeria).

Incidents: Burnt out FD fan, and loaded replacement from Methane Progress off Falmouth. Gunboat incident off Algeria during Algerian Navy exercise. Carefully managed cold spots.

Paid off : Canvey Island 15/09/1981.

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Ship NameMethane Princess
IMO Number5412583
CallsignGMHL
Ship TypeGas
ManagerSTUK
RegisteredLondon
FlagBritish
Gross Tons21878
Dwt Tons24219
Class100A1
Length621.1 ft
Breadth81.7 ft
Depth58.5 ft
Draft35.1 ft
Capacity1220000 cu ft
PlantSteam
Engine2 Steam Turbine
Engine BuilderVickers Armstrong
Power13750 SHP
Bunkers1075 tons
Generators2 x 600 KW
Speed17.5 k
Build date1964
Build yardVickers Armstrong
Scrapped1997