Category:IMO 5390008

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IMO number : 5390008
Name of ship : WILLEM RUYS (1947–1965) → ACHILLE LAURO
Call Sign : PIQF → IBHE
MMSI : –
Gross tonnage : 21119 → 21114 (1947–1959) → 23112 (1959–1965) → 23629 → 23478 ?
DWT : 7238 → 4800 (during 20/09/1958–25/02/1959) → 3937
Type of ship : Passenger/Cargo Ship → Passenger (Cruise) Ship (1959–1994)
Builder : N. V. Koninklijke Maatschappij 'De Schelde' Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek (214)
Year of build : 1947
Flag : Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg → Italy Civil Ensign of Italy.svg (during 1965)
Port of registry : Rotterdam (1947–1965) → Napoli
Status of ship : Total Loss (Sank 02/12/1994)
Registered owner : N. V. Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd, Rotterdam, Netherlands → Achille Lauro FU G. & C., Naples, Italy (06/01/1965–1987) → Star Lauro S.P.A., Naples, Italy (since 1987)

Ship[edit]

  • Type: Passenger/cargo (rf)
  • Year: 1947
  • Builder: Royal Schelde, Flushing, the Netherlands
  • Contract: 07.05.1938
  • Yard No: 214
  • Keel: 25.01.1938
  • Launch Date: 1.7.46
  • Date of completion: 21.11.47
  • Length overall: 192.38 m
  • LPP:
  • Beam: 25.01 m
  • Depth: 11.64 m
  • Draught: 9 m
  • BRT: 21119
  • DWT:
  • Passengers: 840
  • Main engines: 8 x 2 tew 8 cil. Sulzer diesel, 32.000 rpk
  • Speed: 22 kn

History[edit]

  • 1947 Named Willem Ruys for Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Callsign: PIQF
  • 1953 Collision with Oranje, passenger ship
  • 1958 Refit at Wilton Feyenoord, Schiedam, the Netherlands
  • Januari 1965 Sold to Flotta Lauro, Rome, Italy, renamed Achille Lauro
  • Callsign: IBHE
  • 1965 Refit at CN Riuniti di Palermo, Italy. Fire
  • 29 08 1965 Grounded after an explosion
  • 05 1972 Fire on board
  • 28 04 1975 Collision with YOUSSEF in the Dardanellen. One person killed
  • 1981 Fire on board. Three persons killed
  • 1982 Temporarely out of survice due to bankrupcy
  • 07 10 1985 Captured by Palestine terrorists between Alexandria and Port Said. One person killed
  • 30 11 1994 Fire on board. Passengers in the lifeboats, two persons killed.
  • 02 12 1994 Sunk
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Subcategories

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