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1974 Turbine Tanker

TIGRE 1974-2.jpg

Buildingyard: Stord Verft A/S

Built year: 1974

Yard no: 677


Tonnage: GRT: 140277/ NET: 108861/ TDW: 286170

Dims: LOA: 347,84/ BR: 51,85/ DR: 22,143mtr


Machinery: 2 x steamturbines by Stal Laval Turbin AB., Finspång

SHP: 34472 / Speed: 15,50knots

Photo: Unknown

00.01.1974: Launched in two sections by Stord Verft A/S

28.02.1974: Completed. Price paid: NOK 200.039.000

00.02.1982: Laid up in Holmestrand/ Norway

26.11.1984: Sold to Elimini Limit Inc. (Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises Ltd.), Liberia. Renamed FREESHIP L

00.00.1986: Sold to K/S Tank-Invest A/S (Barber International A/S), Oslo. Renamed HAPPY KARI

18.12.1987: Attacked and set on fire by Iranian gunboats when outbound Kuwiat in Hormuz Strait. Pos 26.15N, 56.12E.

                     She was able to continue her voyage

11.02.1988: Attacked by Iranian gunboats about 20nm off Dubai in pos 25.52N, 55.36E durng voyage from Kuwait to Rotterdam

                     A major fire broke out aft

12.02.1988: She reached Fujairah Anchorage under own Power. Repaired

00.00.1988: Sold to K/S Finans-Invest VI A/S Konsortie (Norman International A/S), Oslo. Renamed IGRE.

00.00.1988: Renamed HAPPY MARIANNE

00.00.1989: Sold to Nor Explorer Ltd. (same manager), Liberia. Reg in Oslo/ NIS. Renamed NOR EXPLORER

00.00.1992: Sold to Chinese shipbreakers

19.05.1992: Arrived at Huangpu to be broken up


Photo: Unknown

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