Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: KAAP HOORN (1958-1973 Ocean oil tanker, single screw, 14.5 knots, 539 feet long on charter to Shell Tankers)

Port of Registry: Amsterdam
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: -
Deadweight Tonnage: -

She was launched on 7th December 1957 and delivered to her owners on 18th April 1958 as KAAP HOORN for Stoomvaart Mij Nederland.
KAAP HOORN was immediately taken on a 15 year charter by Shell Tankers UK.
1973 returned to Holland Bulk Transport.
1975 sold Georgian Bay Shipping and renamed Al-Hillal.
1977 scrapped Taiwan

Identification Data
Year built: 1958
Classification Register: Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR)
IMO number: 5178113
Nat. Official Number: 5368 Z AMST 1958
Category: Tanker
Propulsion: Steamship
Type: Tanker, Oil
Standard Ship Type:
Type Deck: Flush deck
Masts: Two masts
Lift Capacity:
Material Hull: Steel
Decks: 1
Construction Data
Nederlandsche Dok- en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij V.o.F.,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Yard number: 476
Date Laid Down: 1957-07-12
Launch Date: 1957-12-07
Delivery Date: 1958-04-18
Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer: Werkspoor N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Engine Type: Steam, Turbine
Number of Cylinders:
Power: 8250
Power Unit: BHP (APK, RPK)
Eng. additional info: Twee Pametrada stoomturbines
Speed in knots: 14.50
Number of screws: 1
Gross Tonnage: 12181.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 6913.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 18310.00 tonnes deadweight (1000 kg)
Length 1: 538.10 Feet (British) ***Unknown***
Beam: 69.40 Feet (British) ***Unknown***
Depth: 39.00 Feet (British) ***Unknown***
No Passengersaccommodation
21/12/2015 Stichting Maritiem-Historische Databank
Hans Hasse : 2/3
Configuration Changes
Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship 1958-04-00 KAAP HOORN
Manager: N.V. Stoomvaart Maatschappij 'Nederland', Amsterdam, Netherlands
Owner: N.V. Stoomvaart Maatschappij 'Nederland', Amsterdam, Netherlands