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C.S. Sovereign seen here outbound from a rain swept Port of Tyne (North East England) on 19th July 2008. Outbound to the Orkney Islands to re-continue an optic telecommunications cable laying contract. She has been in the Tyne for engineering repairs to an engine bearing - carried out by A&P Hebburn.
Photographed from Western Quay, North Shields.

Type of ship : Cable-Layer
Year of build : 1991 - Van de Geiessen-de Noordm, Netherlands
Newbuilding price $50,413,927
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:3 dks; FS Ice Class II

Ship Owner and Manager: GLOBAL MARINE SYSTEMS - UK - http://www.globalmarinesystems.com/

Full specifications for the Ship can be seen @ http://www.globalmar...ships/sovereign

Length Overall 127.300
Length (BP) 107.540
Length (Reg) 116.680
Breadth Extreme 21.300
Breadth Moulded 21.000
Draught 7.000
Depth 13.000
Displacement 13018
Gross 11,242
Net 3,372
Deadweight 7,455
Formula Deadweight 12,961

3 diesel electric oil engines driving 1 generator of 4,105kW 6,600V a.c. 2 generators each 3,045kW 6,600V a.c. connected to 2 electric motors of 3,399shp(2,500kW) driving 2 Directional propellers at 212 rpm
Total Power: Mcr 10,625kW (14,445hp), Csr 10,625kW (14,445hp)
Service Speed: 13.50kts

    Barry McCrindle
    Feb 01 2009 01:56 PM
    Did two trips on her as 3rd engineer in 2001
    Hi Barry

    Well you see what happens - you leave her and she has to put in for an engine repair  ;)


    Steve E.

    Barry McCrindle
    Feb 01 2009 02:31 PM
    aye that was 9 years ago, or maybe it was caused by something I did ;)