Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Crown Garnet – Past and Present

MV Crown Garnet

© Erwin Willemse

Crown Garnet – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 26/03/2020)

Steel single screw (Crown Class) motor vessel built in 1996 by Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd. Kamijima. Japan (Yard No SZ-165) as a Refrigerated Cargo ship

Technical Data

  • Length: 151.99 m (overall) m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 23.00m
  • Depth: 13.00 m
  • Draught: 8.66m
  • Tonnage: 10519 gross/5406 net/10332t deadweight
  • Engines: 1x Mitsubishi 6UEC 60LS – 2 stroke single acting 6 cylinder diesel
  • Power: 1195 kW/16200 bHP
  • Speed: 22.6 knots (Trial)
  • Capacity: 69 Reefer Plugs/ 51 x 20ft containers/15.505 m³
  • Call Sign: 3FSY6, C6DT9
  • MMSI Number: 311000782
  • IMO Number: 9128049
  • Port of Registry: Panama City/Panama, Bahamas
  • Sister Ships: Crown Emerald, Crown Opal, Crown Jade, Crown Ruby, Crown Sapphire, Crown Topaz

Location Data

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May 10th 1996: Keel laid.

August 27th 1996: Launched as CROWN GARNET.

December 1st 1996: Completed. Registered Owner; NYK Reefers. Registered Manager; Wallem Shipmanagement, Hong Kong

January 1st 2006: Registered Manager; Cool Carriers.

© Jens Boldt  © Jens Boldt

© Jens Boldt (Hamburg, 25/11/2010)


© Aleksi Lindström (Hansweert, Netherlands, 24/06/2014)

December 2014: Registered Owner; Gamas Shipholding SA.

May 16th 2020: Due at Dover.



🆕© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping)

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: Jens Boldt, Aleksi Lindström, Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) and Erwin Willemse for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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