Erradale II

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Erradale II
IMO No. 9041033.
Type Bulk carrier.
Gross Registered Tonnage 82,701 grt. 53,327 nett.
Builder Harland & Wolff Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Ltd., Belfast. Yard No. 1733
Delivery date 1994.
Hull Steel, 9 holds & hatches, Designed to carry ore with holds 2,4,6, 7 8 empty.
Decks 1.
Length 283.73 m. over bulbous bow.
Width 44.6 m.
Depth 24.1 m.
Engine Builder Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan.
Engine Type Diesel, Burmeister & Wain, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 6.
Engine Power 20,633 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 15.5 kts.
Deadweight 163,554 tonnes.
Power Diesel.
Aspiration Turbocharged.
Boiler Composite, exh,gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Solid.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched Nov 11th 1993.
Original owner John Swire & Sons.
Delivered to owner April 1994.


1992. Ordered by Erradale 1992 Ltd. This vessel was the first of the type 162 'Capesize' bulk carrier. Two were originally ordered , one was cancelled. It was mainly designed for grain cargo and is equipped with automatic hold cleaning equipment. The free fall lifeboat, aft is to port of the centre. Total crew manning:- 22.

1994 Delivered to John Swire & Sons, with CNCo. as managers. Registerd at Douglas, Isle of Man. Decks & equipment painted dark red.

2009. Renamed "Erradale Star".

October 22nd. 2012. Broken up at Gadani Beach.


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