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Barber Texas/ Texas

1984 RORO vessel

Buildingyard: Hyundai HI Ltd., Ulsan

Built year: 1984

Yard no: 249


Tonnage 1984-2003: GRT: 28287/ NET: 16244/ TDW: 44081

Tonnage 2003-onwards: GRT: 66532/ NET: 26072/ TDW: 39900

Dims: LOA: 262,01/ BR: 32,26/ DR: 11,729mtr


Machinery : 8-cyl B&W  by the  shipbuilders 

BHP/ IHP: 36600

Speed: 21,00 knots

Container cap: 2461 TEU/ Carcap after conv: 4397 all hold/ 1413 cardeck only

Photo: Unknown

04.11.1983: Launched

14.03.1984: Completed as BARBER TEXAS for Wilh.Wilhelmsen Enterprises Ltd.A/S (WW). Price paid: NOK 511.800.000 

10.02.1989: Renamed TEXAS

00.00.1997: Sold to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning AS

02.12.2002: Arrived at China Ocean Shipping Co's Nantong Shipyard for conversion into a RORO/ Carcarrier

03.12.2002: Conversion completed.

00.05.2004: Transferred to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning A/S. (Barber Ship Management A/S),Tønsberg

00.05.2008: Transferred to Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning A/S. (Wilhelmsen Ship Managem.A/S), Tønsberg

00.05.2014: Broken up at Dalian SB Industry, China

Photo: R.J. Smith

Photo show the vessel as TEXAS after conversion

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