Thursday, 26 January 2017

German replenishment oiler (ex-Okene 1974-1976) FGS Rhön (A1443) 1976-

Wilhelmshaven, Germany 1 October 2016

Germany-flagged, MMSI 211211840 and call sign DRKM. Of the Rhön-class consisting of the Rhön and the Spessart. Type 704A. Originally as the Okene. Launched on 23 August 1974 and commissioned on 5 September 1977. Deadweight 10.800 tons, gross tonnage 6.103 tons, displacement 14.600 tons and as dimensions 130,15 z 19,33 x 8,20 metres. Speed 16,3 knots. Purchased from Bulk Acid Carriers, Monrovia, Liberia and converted into a replenishment oiler at Krögerwerft.