Nanchang IV

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Nanchang IV
ID /IMO.5013296.
Type Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 9,959 grt. 7014 nett.
Builder A/S Burmeister & Wain's M.& Skibsb, Copenhagen. Yard No. 745.
Delivery date May 1957
Hull Steel.
Decks 2.
Length 518 ft. F'c'sle 96 ft.
Width 64.25 ft.
Depth 41.5 ft.
Engine Builder Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen.
Engine Type B & W, 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 7.
Engine Power 5,600 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 14.5 kts.
Deadweight 15,688 tons.
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 March 12th.1957.
Original owner Red A/B. Dalen (Otto Kihlstrom manager), Gothenberg.
Delivered to owner May 1957.
Scrapped Jan 1984.


May 1957. Delivered as the "Amacita" for Rederi A/B Dalen (Otto Kihlstrom manager), Registered at Gothenburg, Sweden. At the time, along with her sister ship "Bellina", she was the largest dry cargo vessel built in Denmark

1959. Manager changed to Jorgen J. Lorentzen.

1963. Registered owner I/S Magnolia, Oslo, Norway.

1965. Renamed "Hervang". Registered owner Vaboens Rederi A/S & Vaboens Shiping A/S, Kristansand S., Norway.

Jan 21st.1966. Collided with and sank "Nankai Maru No. 25" off Carnarvon, West Australia.

Dec 1969. Sold to CNCo. Ltd. Renamed "Nanchang IV".

May 1973. Sold to Aspella Enterprises Shipping Co., Famagusta. Renamed "Enterprise".

1975. Sold to Nigerian Green Lines Ltd., Lagos. Renamed "Salami Ambi".

About 1976, Managers changed to E.Nannini & Co. Ltd., Lagos.

April 1980. Sold to the Maldives Shipping Ltd., Male. Renamed "Maldive Pioneer".

Jan 5th. 1984. Arrived at Gadani Beach for scrapping. (Rajab Ali & Co.)


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