« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
KONGSTEN    NOR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  21/06/1939  10/1939 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  671 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
10051 grt / 5994 nrt / 501.7 ft  66.7 ft  35.6 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Oil engine. 2SCSA 4Cyl. 861NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Rafen & Loennechen, Tonsberg  Tonsberg  11/10/1939 
Other names
1939 ATHELCHIEF - 1953 WEST RIVER - 1955 WESTRIVER - 1962 YANXILAS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1939 October United Molasses Co. Ltd., Liverpool
1939 Registered as Athelchief ON 166281
1940 Athel Line Ltd., Liverpool
1942 Tankers Ltd., Liverpool
1953 Cia. Atlantica Pacifica S.A., Panama - Tidewater Commercial Co., Baltimore
1955 Westriver Ore Transports Ltd, London / Montreal - The Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland
1959 Bury Court Shipping Co. Ltd. - Purvis Shipping Co. Ltd., London
1962 Padre Cia. Naviera S.A., Beirut - A. Halcoussis & Co., Piraeus 
Vessel history
Launched as KONGSTEN, completed as ATHELCHIEF
1956 converted to an ore carrier, 10012 grt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1969  Broken Up 14/08/1969 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Kure for breaking. 
 

 



« « Back