RMS MULHEIM - Duisburg, Germany (Antigua flag)       Call sign - V2AD1     IMO number - 9177870
Owner - Kg CDL Leasing GmbH & Co., Germany (Rhein-Maas-und See)

Location - Photographed while underway in Holland's New Waterway     Photograph Date - 24 July 1999
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 21 January 2000     Last updated - 13 May 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1997
  Keel laid - February 1998
  Launched - May 1999
  Delivered - June 1999

  (a) Zeus - Antigua (1999)
  (b) RMS Mulheim - Germany

  Wrecked at Sennen Cove, Corwall, England on 22 March 2003

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Container, general & bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 1,599
  Net tonnage - 780
  Deadweight tonnage - 2,500
  L.O.A. - 89.74 meters
  L.B.P. - 84.94 meters
  Width overall - 11.67 meters
  Width moulded - 11.65 meters
  Draught - 4.45 meters
  Depth - 5.80 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 1
  Number of hatch covers -
  Container capacity (deck) - 72 TEU
  Container capacity (holds) - 52 TEU
  Reefer capacity - 16 TEU
  TEU - Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit
  Cargo hold volume - 12,850 cubic meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Tulcea Shipyard
  Country - , Romania
  Hull number - 246
  Engine builder -
  Country -
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Deutz SBV8M-628 diesel
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Horsepower - 2,039 bhp or 1,499 kW
  Speed - 13 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (248 hp or 185 kW)
  Steering gear - Standard rudder

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** 22 March 2003 RMS Mulheim ran aground on the rocky shores at Sennen Cove, Cornwall, England near Land`s End at around 04:30. Rescue crews were dispatched from Sennen Cove in lifeboats and from Land`s End. Their cliff team responded along with the rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose. The crew were recovered by the helicopter and dropped at the harbour car park, from where they were taken to the lifeboat station. From there they were taken to the Seamans` Mission at Newlyn.
** 24 March 2003 she was determined to be a total loss the removal of pollutants was initiated. RMS Mulheim was carrying 2,000 tons of bulk crushed plastic scrap at the time of her loss. Only a small amount of diesel fuel oil has been detected leaking from the wreck


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada, Barry Dixon - England & www.sennen-cove.com - England

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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