Remember Doulos

History

Doulos was purchased in 1977 and sold in March 2010. Constructed in 1914, Doulos was recognised in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest active ocean-going passenger ship. Over the 32 years she was in service with GBA Ships, Doulos welcomed over 21 million people on board during 603 ports of call in 104 countries. During that time, the vessel covered more than 350,000 nautical miles - equivalent to sailing around the world 16 times!


Doulos Statistics

TOTAL VISITORS 21,461,212
PROGRAMME ATTENDANCE 3,500,898
BOOKS PURCHASED ON BOARD 15,134,446
NAUTICAL MILES SAILED 358,121
TOTAL PORTS OF CALL 603
COUNTRIES & TERRITORIES VISITED 104
DIFFERENT PORTS VISITED 297


Click here for the Doulos port schedule history.

Technical Specifications

Call Sign 9HKF
Port of Registry Valletta, Malta
Type Passenger
Built 1914, Newport News, USA
Classification Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), (Reg No. 23152)
Tonnage 6818 GRT
2230 NRT
2055 DWT
5447 LDT



Capacities

Persons 414
Cargo (Books) 1037 m³
Dry Provisions 220 m³
Cold Provisions 72 m³
Fuel 862 m³
Lube Oil 50 m³
Fresh Water 1720 m³



Dimensions

Length

130.35m

Breadth 16.60 m
Design Draught 5.54 m



Equipment

Main Propulsion Engine GMT C4218SS
V-18 cyl. 4-stroke
5958 kW (8100 bhp)
Intermediate Fuel
Renk Reduction Gear
Fixed Pitch Propellor
Electrical Plant 3 AC Gen Sets 380V 50Hz:
- 2 Bergen KRG 6 (1125 kVA)
- 1 Bergen KRG 5 (750 kVA)
Air Compressors 2 Hatlapa W280 30 bar
1 Hamworthy 2TF5 30 bar
Steering AEG
Electrohydraulic
Refrigeration Carrier
R-134A Direct Expansion
Air Conditioning AMP
R-22 Chilled Water
9 Fan Rooms
15 Fan Systems
Deck Machinery HYCOM
Electro-hydraulic Windlass
Hydraulic Capstan (2 drums)
1 Palfinger Crane
- 39.2 kN (4 t) SWL @ 2.5-14 m