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Alsama Alarabia

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Naam
Name
LIMATULA ( 2 )
IMO Nr.
IMO Nr.
7359008
Roepnr.
Callsign
GUIQ
Bouwjaar
Build
1974
Werf
Yard
Odense Staalskibsvaerft A/S, Lindo, Danmark.
Bouwnr.
Build. Nr.
L 52
In dienst
In service
01/12/1974
Eigenaar
Owner
Shell Tankers UK, Londen.
Vlag
Flag
British
Thuishaven
Homeport
London
Type
Type
Tanker
Klasse
Class
LR
Sub Type
Sub Type
Crude
Lengte (o.a.)
Length (overall)
315.00 mtr.
Lengte (p.p.)
Length (p.p.)
- mtr.
Breedte
Beam
55.00 mtr.
Holte
Depth
- mtr.
Diepgang
Draft
22.73 mtr.
Tonnage DWT
DWT
315.695 ton
Tonnage GT
GT
- ton
Tonnage NT
NT
- ton
Inhoud
Cubic
- m3
Machine(s)
Engine(s)
2 steamturbines.
Vermogen
Output
32.000 Hp
Snelheid
Speed
15.0 mile
Verbruik
Consumption
- t/h
Aantal Tanks
Total Tanks
9 cargotanks + centertanks and wingtanks 1 and 8
Permanent ballast tanks.
Bijzonderheden
Remarks
Total 24 L-class tankers for Shell Tankers where build.
Limatula ( 1 ) ( 9.240 ton) build in 1950 by Smiths Dock & Co., Ltd., Middlesbrough for Shell Tankers UK.
Historie
Hystory
-
Status
Status
1981 sold to Saudi Tankers, renamed “Arabian Sky”
1981 sold to Arabian Int. Sadi Arabia, renamed “Alsama Alarabia”
1994 renamed “Mare Discovery”
1997 sold to Mossvold Shipping, renamed  “Mosqueen”
23/04/1999 scrapped.