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Beaumont

See also : Berge Beaumont &  Berge Chief  &  Jerash

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Seen here as "Berge Beaumont".
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" Neverita", on the left, "Beaumont" in the middle, "Jade" on the right.
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"Beaumont".

Original Name
Beaumont
Type
VLCC
Delivered
28-02-1976
IMO No
7382263
Builder & Yard
Stord Verft A/S, Stord, Noorwegen
Yard No
683
Engine
Steam
KW
25716
GRT
140588
NTR
111053
DWT
289979
LOA
344,56
LBP
331,33
Beam
51,87
Draft
22,13
Depth
28,43
Other names and history
1981 Berge Beaumont
1982 Berge Chief
2002 Jerash
2003 Sea Beauty
Scrapped
17.04.2003

Additional info :
Call sign; LCFX3
8 ce Tanks/2x7 w. tanks

Ship Report for "BEAUMONT"
IDNo:
7382263
Year:
1976
Name:
BEAUMONT
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
NOR
Date of completion:
02.1976

DWT:
288979
Yard No:
683
Length overall:
344.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
331.3
Country of build:
NOR
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Stord Verft
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Leirvik
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
[ one hull section build by Tangen Verft #60 ] -
1981 BERGE BEAUMONT - 1982 BERGE CHIEF -
2002 JERASH - 2003 SEA BEAUTY

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Chittagong 17.04.2003.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
7382263
7382263
1976
BEAUMONT
140588
Biorn Biornstad & Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
BERGE BEAUMONT
140588
1981
Bergesen d.y.& Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
BERGE CHIEF
140588
1982
Bergesen d.y.& Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
JERASH
140588
2002
Govt. of Jordan
7382263
7382263
1976
SEA BEAUTY
140588
2003
Govt. of Jordan

Additional Information (by Jan Nicolay Jansen) ;
Delivered 27 ferbruary 1976 as T/T "Beaumont" to Biørn Biørnstad & Co, Moss, Norway. The last ship in a series
of 11 from this yard, Stord Verft/ Aker Stord Verft, Norway. The shipowner also had 2 other tankers from the
same yard, sister ship T/T "Baurivage" and the 219 000 dwt T/T "Baumaris". "Beaumont" sailed directly from the
yard to Moss and was layd up with her "sisters". In october 1978 she left Norway for the first cargo from Persian
Gulf. In april 1981 she was layd up again, in Holmestrand, Norway, and sold to Bergesen/The norwegian gover-
ment and renamed "Berge Beaumont". In march 1982 sold to Bergesen and renamed "Berge Chief". In june
1986, 10 1/2 years after she was buildt and with only 2 1/2 years in service, she left the fjord in Holmestrand to
start her life on the seven seas.
Her sister ship, T/T "Beaurivage", was delivered in may 1975 and sailed also directly from the yard to Moss, and
was layd up. In july 1979 she was sailing for P.G and her first cargo. She was then layd up in Lisboa in june
1980, and sold in 1981 to Bergesen/The norwegian goverment, renamed "Berge Beaurivage" and sailed to Hol-
mestrand to join her "sister". In 1982 renamed "Berge Pilot". In may 1985 she was sold to Single Buoy Mooring
Ltd, London, renamed FPSO VI, Panama flag, and sailed to Cadiz, Spain for rebuilding. In february 1986, she
started her new life as a "FPSO", 11 years after the birth and with only a small year sailing as an oiltanker.
She is now upgrated and rebuildt, renamed "Espadarte FPSO" and in service in Brazil from 2000-2013.