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Mobil Comet (2) - (1963-1981)
 
 The second "Mobil Comet" was build in 1963. Sold in 1981 as "Montana".
Scrapped in 1983 at Kaoshiung.

Mobil Comet
LOA 887' 10", Beam 127' 7, Draught 48' 7 3/8", 1101 ,297 SDWT
Built 1963 by Sasebo Shipyard, Sasebo, Japan, for Brilliant Transportation Company, powered by a General Electric steam turbine developing 28,000 HP. She was the sister ship to MOBIL ASTRAL and MOBIL DAYLIGHT.
Originally built with 95,000 SDWT, MOBIL COMET was later remeasured to 101,297 SDWT.
Although all three vessels were sister ships, MOBIL COMET was always the fastest and on one occasion averaged over 19 knots on a ballast passage from Singapore to the Arabian Gulf. She Was laid up at Eleusis, Greece, from April 1977 to May 1979. MOBIL COMET was sold to Colorado Tanker Company on 15 April 1981 and renamed MONTANA. Scrapped in 1983.

 
"Mobil Comet".
 
"Mobil Comet".
 
"Mobil Comet", in an advertisement of the Sasebo Heavy Industries Co.
 
"Mobil Comet".
 
"Mobil Comet".

The Miramar Ship Index for "MOBIL COMET"
IDNo:
5412648
Year:
1963
Name:
MOBIL COMET
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
26.04.1963
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
09.1963

Tons:
58430
Link:
-
DWT:
101307
Yard No:
146
Length overall:
270.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
257.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
38.9
Builder:
Sasebo H.I.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sasebo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-17

Subsequent History:
1981 MONTANA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 01.06.1983 [ By Sie Yung Steel Wire Co. ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
304688
5412648
5412648
1963
MOBIL COMET
58430
Mobil Tankships Ltd.
2076
5412648
5412648
1963
MOBIL COMET
58430
1964
Mobil Tanker Co (Liberia) Ltd.
2076
5412648
5412648
1963
MOBIL COMET
58430
1972
Mobil Sg & Tptn Co.
2076
5412648
5412648
1963
MOBIL COMET
58430
1974
Brilliant Tpt Co.
2076
5412648
5412648
1963
MONTANA
58430
1981
Colorado Tanker Co.