SPD14 DRY CARGO SHIP
Code - N9039
Class - 211
Date - 1966
Description - SD14 CLASS DRY CARGO SHIP N9039
The type was designed in 1966 to replace “Liberty Ships”
which were reaching the end of their useful lives. 211
were built in all, many of which are still in service.
Tonnage 8,800 gross, 14,200 tons deadweight
Dimensions 440’ x 67’ x 28 ½ ’
Speed 14 knots
Cargo Capacity 766,000 cubic feet
Most had five 5 ton derricks to handle cargo, but
arrangements varied from owner to owner.
Sisters include:- Belle Isle, Dunelmia, Belle Rose, Arrino, Ana,
Cluden, Funing, Bronte, Derwent, Browning, Boswell, , Sea Moon,
Belloc and London Grenadier, Fusilier, Cavelier and Bombardier.