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Bay Ridge

See also : Kuito

   photo BayRidge.jpg
A News paper photo of the "Bay Ridge".
( Photo thanks to Jaime Roco )
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"Bay Ridge".
( Photo thanks to Jaime Roco )

Name: Kuito
IMO No: 7391185
Ex: Prostor II-1999; Bay Ridge-1997
Built: 07/1979
Type: Tanker
Status: In Service in 1999 as FPSO Kuito
SubType: Crude
Flag: Bahamas
DWT: 224,428
Draft: 21.397
Builder: Seatrain Shipbuilding Corp., Brookyn, United States (103)
GT: 103,812
LOA: 334.94
Owner: Sonasing Kuito Ltd.
NT: 90,743
Beam: 43.77
Speed/Cons: 17.00/-
Class: AB
Depth: 27.77
Engine Type: Kawasaki Steam turbines, 37300 kW
Cubic: 263,147

Additional info :
KUITO -FPSO which is stationed offshore in Cabinda, Angola, Africa. She is permanently moored with
12 anchors down. She was completed in 1979 as the TT BAY RIDGE at Seatrain Shipyard Brooklyn in New
York , and she was the 4th of the class, the other three were named TT BROOKLYN , TT STUYVESANT &
TT WILLIAMSBURG. I believe she was laid up after completion .She became the PROSTOR II and was used
in the Rang Dong oilfield in Viet Nam for storage before being acquired by SBM who had her converted in
Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore in 1999.

The Miramar Ship Index for "BAY RIDGE"
IDNo:
7391185
Year:
1979
Name:
BAY RIDGE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
07.1979

Tons:
103812
Link:
-
DWT:
205000
Yard No:
103
Length overall:
334.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
322.0
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
43.7
Builder:
Seatrain
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Brooklyn
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-17

Subsequent History:
1997 PROSTOR II - [ 1999 converted to FPSO tanker ] -
1999 KUITO

Disposal Data:

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7391185
7391185
1979
BAY RIDGE
103812
United States Trust Co of New York
7391185
7391185
1979
BAY RIDGE
103812
1992
Jade Carriers Corp.
7391185
7391185
1979
PROSTOR II
112539
1997
Protrack Sg Ltd.
7391185
7391185
1979
KUITO
112539
1999
Sonasing Kuito Ltd.