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"Bridgeton".
( AP-Wire photo )
Kuwaiti tanker AL REKKAH, renamed BRIDGETON, shown Saturday July 18 1987, after it was repainted and registrated under U.S. Company Chesapeake. The tanker is anchored off Khor Fakkan awaiting orders to fly the U.S. flag and enjoy American warship protection. The photo was released by the newspaper Al Ittihad.

 
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( Photo by Michael Krüger )
13. 7. 1994 Rotterdam - Europoort.
( Photo by Werner Knüfer )
"BRIDGETON" ARRIVING AT ROTTERDAM-EUROPOORT 1989.
( Copyright J + J  Lassen, photocollection )
 
"Bridgeton" at  Rotterdam - Europoort, 13.07.1994.
( Photo by Werner Knüfer )
 
( Photo thanks to Hans L. Lott )
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( Photo thanks to Didier Pinçon )
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( New York 17 January 1988 ) - CONVOY HEADS OUT OF GULF -
The Kwait supertankers Bridgeton, foreground, and Surf City head out of the Persian Gulf Wednesday
ending the 23 rd convoy operation under U.S. escort. U.S efforts in the region "have been succeeding
and have increased American prestige," Bahrains information minister said.
( AP Laser Photo >< rwc 50430POOL/Steve Raymer / National Geographic> 1988 )
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"Bridgeton", discharging at Europoort, Rotterdam, sometime in June 1992.
( Photo Copyright Patalavaca )

Name: Pacific Blue
IMO No: 7376915
Ex: Bridgeton-1997, Al Rekkah-1987
Built: 1977
Type: Tanker
Status: Demolished 2002
SubType: Crude
Flag: Panama
DWT: 414.366
Draft: 22.60
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Ind., Ltd., Nagasaki, Japan (1744)
GT: 210.068
LOA: 365.99/350.02
Owner: Tanker Pacific Management
NT: 168.296
Beam: 70.06
Speed/Cons: 16.00/281.50
Class: AB
Depth: 29.01
Engine Type: Kawasaki Steam, 33570 kW
Cubic: 513.083

Ship Report for "AL REKKAH"
IDNo:
7376915
Year:
1977
Name:
AL REKKAH
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
14.08.1976
Flag:
KWT
Date of completion:
1977

Tons:
210068
Link:
-
DWT:
414366
Yard No:
1744
Length overall:
365.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
350.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
70.1
Builder:
Mitsubishi
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Nagasaki
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1987 - BRIDGETON (Chesapeake Sg Inc - US)
1994 - R/M : 199430gt
1997 - PACIFIC BLUE (Kafa Nav Corp - PA)

Disposal Data:
27/02/2002 arrived at Alang for Scrapping (Haryana Ship Breakers)

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7376915
7376915
1977
AL REKKAH
210068
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co S.A.K.
7376915
7376915
1977
BRIDGETON
210068
1987
Chesapeake Sg Inc.
7376915
7376915
1977
PACIFIC BLUE
199430
1997
Kafa Nav Corp.