© Wil WeijstersMV Aristote – Past and Present

MV Aristote

Ex Turbulence

© Aleksi Lindström

Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1983 by Cochrane Shipbuilders, Selby (Yard No 124) as a Bulk Carrier

Technical Data

  • Length: 84.82 m (overall) 81.01 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 11.49 m
  • Depth: 5.41 m
  • Draught: 3.452 m
  • Tonnage: 699 – 1245 gross/440 – 658 net/1821t – 2088t deadweight
  • Engines: Oil 4Sa 8-cylinder Aabenraa Motorfabrik diesel
  • Power: 735 kW/999 HP
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Capacity: G- 2478m³ B – 2472m³
  • Call Sign: GCZQ, C6LI2
  • IMO Number: 8203256
  • Official Number: 702717
  • Port of Registry: Rochester/ UK, Nassau/Bahamas

Current Location

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August 1983: Completed as TURBULENCE for London & Rochester Trading Co. Ltd (Crescent Shipping)

© Capt Jan Melchers

© Capt Jan Melchers

200o: Registered Owner; Clipper Wonsild Tankers UK Ltd.

© Wil Weijsters  © Wil Weijsters

© Wil Weijsters

January 2002: Renamed ARISTOTE. Registered Owner; Sms Shipmanagement Support Klundert, Netherlands. Registered Manager; Sms Shipmanagement Support Klundert, Netherlands .

© Erwin Willemse  © Erwin Willemse

© Erwin Willemse.

All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Aleksi Lindström, Capt Jan Melchers, Wil Weijsters and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos)

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