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Camilo Cienfuegos

Postby shipstamps » Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:11 am

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The Commandante Camilo Cienfuegos is an up-to-date cargo liner built by the Stocznia Gdanska in 1962 and is one of the yard's noted B54 class with a length of 464 ft. 5 in. (b.p.), 504 ft. 11 in. overall. Her moulded breadth is 63 ft. 8 in, with a designed draft of 27 ft. 4 in. Deadweight tonnage is 10,200, gross tonnage 7,030, and net tonnage 3,930. Cargo capacity is 638,000 cub. ft. bale, 674,000 cub. ft. grain. There are 3 forward holds and 2 aft, The ship is well equipped with derricks, having no less than 20, consisting of one 25-ton, eight 10-ton, eight 5-ton, two 3-ton, and one 11/4-ton. Propelling machinery con¬sists of Sulzer oil-engines, giving a service speed of 16'/2 knots and a cruising range of 12,500 nautical miles. The daily consumption of oil fuel is 32 tons. A crew of 52 is provided for but there is no passenger accommodation. This B54 class of ship has been in demand by shipping companies in Switzerland, China, Poland, Indonesia and the U.S.S.R., as well as Cuba.SG1123
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