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Arco Independence

See also : American Independence  &  Kadraih I

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The sisters "American Independence", in front, & "Arco Spirit".
( Collection David Poitras )
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The "Indy" at Valdez.
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The "Indy" at sea.
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Name: Arco Independence
IMO No: 7390076
Ex: American Independence-1982
Built: 11/1977
Type: Tanker
Status: 2000-Polar Independence; 2002-Pride Independence; 2003-Kadriah 1; Scrapped at Alang 22.08.2010, beached 26.08.2010.
SubType: Crude
Flag: USA
DWT: 266,585
Draft: 20.46
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, United States (S4646)
GT: 117,515
LOA: 335.26/323.03
Owner: Arco Marine
NT: 105,893
Beam: 54.36
Speed/Cons: 15.50/-
Class: -
Depth: 26.24
Engine Type: General Electric Cross Compound Steam Turbines, 35000 SHP,  26110 kW
Cubic: -

Ship Report for "AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE"
IDNo:
7390076
Year:
1977
Name:
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
28.01.1977
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
11.1977

Tons:
117515
Link:
-
DWT:
266585
Yard No:
4646
Length overall:
335.3
Ship Design:
T10-S-101b
LPP:
323.1
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
54.4
Builder:
Bethlehem Steel Corp.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sparrows Point
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15

Subsequent History:
1982 ARCO INDEPENDENCE - 2000 POLAR INDEPENDENCE -
2002 PRIDE INDEPENDENCE - 2003 KADRIAH I

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 22.08.2010, beached 26.08.2010.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7390076
7390076
1977
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
117515
Gulf Oil Corp.
7390076
7390076
1977
ARCO INDEPENDENCE
117515
1982
Atlantic Richfield Co.
7390076
7390076
1977
ARCO INDEPENDENCE
117515
1989
Arco Marine Inc.
7390076
7390076
1977
POLAR INDEPENDENCE
127300
2000
Polar Independence Inc.
7390076
7390076
1977
PRIDE INDEPENDENCE
127300
2002
Polar Independence Inc.
7390076
7390076
1977
KADRIAH I
127300
2003
KIC Oil & Gas Ltd.