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Berge Istra

( Photo collection Dag Bjerke )
( Photo collection Dag Bjerke )
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Delivery of the "Berge Istra".
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Name: Berge Istra
IMO No: 7123540
Built: 3/1971
Type: Combi
Status: 30/12/1975-Sunken after several Explosions
SubType: Ore/Oil
Flag: Liberia
DWT: 227.553
Draft: 20.413
Builder: Uljanik, Brodogradiliste l Tvornica Dizel Motora, Pula, Jougoslavia ( 296 )
GT: 115,441
LOA: 314.05/300.01
Owner: Bergesen d.y.
NT: Beam: 100.017
Speed/Cons: -/-
Class: NV
Depth: 26.01
Engine Type: Diesel, 26.110 kW
Cubic: -

Additional Information :
Ship Report for "BERGE ISTRA"
ID No: 7123540 Year: 1972
Name: BERGE ISTRA Launch Date: 31.10.1971
Type: Ore/oil carrier Date of completion: 05.1972
Flag: NOR Keel: -
Tons: 115441 Link: 2003
DWT: 227557 Yard No: 296
Length overall: 314.1 Ship Design: -
LPP: 300.0 Country of build: Jougoslavia
Beam: 50.6 Builder: Uljanik
Material of build: - Location of yard: Pula
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 2D-16     
Owner as Completed: Sig. Bergesen d.y. & Co (mngrs) * - LI

Subsequent History:
[ Forepart Launched 27.03.1971, aft 31.10.1971 ]
[ * Ownership Skibs A/S Snefonn, Skips A/S Bergehus, A/S Sigmalm,
Sig. Bergesen d.y. & Co & General Ore Intnl. Corp. )

Disposal Data:
30.12.1975 blew up, broke in two & sank some 550 miles SE of Mindanao,
voyage Tubarao - Kimitsu, iron ore/
( 30 crew lost, 2 survivors picked up in 4.34 N, 135.47 E 18.1.1976 )