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Astro Beta

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"Astro Beta" in the Malacca strait.
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Name: Astro Beta
IMO No: 7390052
Built: 08/1976
Ex: Maryland-1988; Ocean Wizzard-1993;
Type: Tanker
Status: Demolished at Alang Febr. 2002
SubType: Crude
Flag: Greece
DWT: 268,310
Draft: 20.502
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, USA (S4644)
GT: 117,268
LOA: 335.26/323.02
Owner: Kristen Nav. Inc.
NT: 105,740
Beam: 54.34
Speed/Cons: 16.00/-
Class: AB
Depth: 25.22
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 25745 kW
Cubic: -

Ship Report for "MARYLAND"
IDNo:
7390052
Year:
1976
Name:
MARYLAND
Launch Date:
24.01.1976
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
08.1976
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
268310
Yard No:
4644
Length overall:
335.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
323.1
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
54.3
Builder:
Bethlehem
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sparrow's Point
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1988 OCEAN WIZARD - 1993 ASTRO BETA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 14.02.2002

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
7390052
7390052
1976
MARYLAND
117285
Boston VLCC Tankers Inc.
7390052
7390052
1976
OCEAN WIZARD
117285
1988
Belmont VLCC 1 Inc.
7390052
7390052
1976
ASTRO BETA
117285
1993
Norwood Sg Corp.