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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.

 "Bridgeton".
( AP-Wire photo Rob Tagget -Reuter )
Text with photo :
Dubai, in the gulf of Oman. August 5, 1990.
The United States registered oil tanker Bridgeton lies at anchor in the Gulf of Oman off the coast from Furjairah in the United Arab Emeirates August 5th.  Bridgeton who was empty of oil, was one of Kuwaiti registered tankers that converted registration to avoid conflict in the Gulf was of 1987.
 
"Bridgeton".
( Copyright reserved )
"Bridgeton".
( Photo by Michael Krüger )
"Bridgeton". 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 )
 
"Bridgeton".
( Copyright reserved )
 
"Bridgeton".
( Photo thanks to Didier Pinçon )
 
( 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 )

The Miramar Ship Index for
AL REKKAH
IDNo / IMO
7376915
Year
1977
Name
AL REKKAH
Flag
KWT
Owner
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co S.A.K.
Type
Tanker
Tons
210068
DWT
414366
LOA
365,90
LPP
350,00
Beam
70,10
Dept
29,01
Draft
22,60
Machinery
1ST-16
kW
33570
ShipDesign
ULCC
Builder
Mitsubishi
Yard
Nagasaki
Yard No
1744
Country built
JPN
Keel
09.03.1976
Launch
14.08.1976
Completed
12.01.1977
Subsequent History
1987 BRIDGETON - Chesapeake Sg Inc.
1997 PACIFIC BLUE - Kafa Nav Corp.
End
2002
Disposal Data
Scrapped at Alang 27.02.2002. ( By Haryana Ship Breakers )