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Libra
Albahaa B.
See also : Libra & Balder King & Eastern Eagle & Cordoba & Kiku Maru & Gull

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The Miramar Ship Index for
LIBRA
IDNo / IMO
7041467
Year
1971
Name
LIBRA
Flag
LBR
Owner
Illy Tankers Corp.
Type
Tanker
Tons
109650
DWT
239410
LOA
326,00
LPP
310,10
Beam
49,00
Dept
26,85
Draft
20,65
Machinery
1ST-15.5
kW
22380
ShipDesign
VLCC
Builder
Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft., AG
Yard
Kiel
Yard No
13
Country built
DEU
Keel
06.1970
Launch
24.12.1970
Completed
03.1971
Subsequent History
1975 BALDER KING - Scanlib Enterprises Inc.
1975 EASTERN EAGLE - Illy Tankers Corp.
1975 CORDOBA - Illy Tankers Corp.
1975 KIKU MARU - Illy Tankers Corp.
1976 GULL - Scanlib Enterprises Inc.
1979 ALBAHAA B. - Cranberry Corp.
End
1980
Disposal Data
On 03.04.1980 exploded whilst tank-cleaning, 200 miles off Dar-es-Salaam (7.00 S, 45.00 E), voyage Durban Quoin Island in ballast for orders (6 crew lost). The wreck sank in 30 minutes.