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Mobil Astral (2) - (1964-1979)
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17/06/1978. "Mobil Astral (2), Londonís 149269dwt 3-island tanker, built Japan 1964, lengthened 1973 to 312 x 39 x 15.4 mtr
draught, 19.6 m depth. 2 x GEC steam turbines gave 25400 shp and 16 ¼ kt. She was laid up at Loch Striven 8/8/75-14/10/78 then
towed away by "SA WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE" and delivered for scrap at Kaohsiung, Taiwan for scrap 31/1/79.
The similar "MOBIL DAYLIGHT" had been laid up with her 8/8/75-4/1/78 and had arrived Koahsiung for scrap 2/3/78.
Additional information : 60,946 GRT, 127,505 DWT, 273 meter length, 42 meter breadth.
 "Mobil Astral (2).
( Photo Copyright DDGHANSA )
 
 "Mobil Astral (2)".
( Photo by David Hopcroft )
 
 "Mobil Astral (2).
( Photo by David Hopcroft )
 
"Mobil Astral (2).
 
"Mobil Astral (2), at Marsden Point Oil Refinery on 20th Nov. 1967.
( Photo Copyright Alan C. Green State Lib Victoria )
 
"Mobil Astral (2), at Marsden Point Oil Refinery on 20th Nov. 1967.
( Photo Copyright Alan C. Green State Lib Victoria )
 
"Mobil Astral (2), at Marsden Point Oil Refinery on 20th Nov. 1967.
( Photo Copyright Alan C. Green State Lib Victoria )
 
"Mobil Astral (2)", at Whangarei Harbour 20th November 1967.
( Photo Copyright Gary McDanielsen )

The Miramar Ship Index for "MOBIL Astral (2)
IDNo:
6414459
Year:
1964
Name:
MOBIL ASTRAL
Launch Date:
11.05.1964
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
1964
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

Tons:
58147
Link:
-
DWT:
95713
Yard No:
151
Length overall:
270.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
257.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
39.0
Builder:
Sasebo H.I.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sasebo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-17

Subsequent History:
[ 1974 Lg 321.0 / 308.0 mtr, 81515 grt / 149269 dwt ]

Disposal Data:
Scrapped by Chi Shun Hwa Steel, Kaohsiung 12.01.1979.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
6414459
6414459
1964
MOBIL ASTRAL
58147
-
Mobil Shipping Co., Ltd.