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Sand Dart

Sand Dart riding rough seas

General properties

IMO number: 
6404363
237087500
Callsign: 
GPWY
Vessel type: 
GD/SHD
Flag: 
UK
Built in: 
1957
Yard number: 
67

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
63 m
Width: 
9 m
Draft (loaded): 
3.5 m
Deadweight: 
650 tons
Number of engines: 
1
Engine specs: 
Blackstone, 4SA 2x6cyl (223x292 mm)
speed: 
9 knts
Speed (loaded): 
6.5 knts

About this page

Status: 
Active
Timeframe: 
1957

Last Updated

41 weeks 6 days ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1957 - 1964
Equipment: 
Review: 
Originally built
Timeframe: 
1964 - 1973
Equipment: 
Review: 
Sold and renamed
Timeframe: 
1973 - 1978
Equipment: 
Manager: 
Review: 
Sold and renamed

About this equipment

Built for South Coast Shippiong Ltd. from Southampton. Because of take overs over the years, then dredger was owned by Penfolds (builders and Merchants) 1964), Seaborne Aggregate Co. Ltd(1966), Amey Aggregates (1969), and finally A.R.C. Marine (1973) all from Southampton. In 1973 she was renamed "Arco Dart".

In 1963 a new main engine was installed: Dorma, 4SCSA 6 cyl (273x305mm), 720 BHP

In 1978  she was sold to Greece, (Marisant Ltd. and Rafina Ltd) and renamed Irina (1978), Skorpios (1985) and Irina again  (2011)

 At present she still sails for Rafina EN from  Pireaus.

Technical files and datasheets

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