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Name Official number Flag IMO
FARU    KEN  8317617 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1985  05/10/1984  23/01/1985 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Firefighting  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ferguson-Ailsa Ltd, Port Glasgow Newark Yard  564 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
362 grt / 0 nrt / 203 dwt 36.00 m  10.29 m  4.45 m  3.493 m 
Engine builder Ruston Diesels Ltd., Newton-le-Willows
Engine detail
Two, 8-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (254 x 305mm) 8RKCM vee type geared to twin controllable pitch propellers. 4,870 bhp. 46.25 tons bollard pull. 14.5 kts 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Kenya Ports Authority  Mombasa   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
02/2002 Damen Marine Services BV 
Vessel history
Materials initially fabricated at Troon before the build was re-allocated to Port Glasgow.
20/02/1984 Keel laid
Kenyan O.N. 10080
2003 disclassed following casualty.
 
Remarks
2014 IHSF SeaWeb database is still showing vessel as in service/commission and, unusually, do not show a record of details of casualty 
End year Fate / Status
2003    
Disposal Detail
08/2003 suffered engine failure in severe storm and drifted ashore at Nyali Beach Creek.
Believed scrapped but see remarks box above  
 

 



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