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British Norness

See also : Thorness

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Unloading at the Isle of Grain in the 80's.
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Alongside No 8 Jetty, BP Kent Refinery, Isle of Grain 14/8/1979.
( Photo Copyright Bob Scott )
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Photo taken in November 1976 when she was making her way to Finnart on the Clyde a regular
calling point in those days for some of the largest tankers afloat.
( Photo Copyright Paul Strathtee )
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 "British Norness", at Verolme, Rozenburg, Netherlands, in the 70ties.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )

Original Name
British Norness
Type
VLCC
Delivered
01-09-1973
IMO No
7326960
Builder & Yard
Mitsubishi Heavy Ind., Ltd., Nagasaki, Japan
Yard No
N1705
Engine
Steam
KW
22380
GRT
132942
NTR
108745
DWT
269349
LOA
338,34
LBP
322,79
Beam
53,62
Draft
20,66
Depth
26,40
Other names and history
1988 Happy Norness
1991 Thorness
1993 Symi
2000 Scrapped
Scrapped
21-01-2000

Ship Report for "BRITISH NORNESS"
IDNo:
7326960
Year:
1973
Name:
BRITISH NORNESS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
15.06.1973
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
09.1973

Tons:
132942
Link:
-
DWT:
269349
Yard No:
1705
Length overall:
338.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
322.8
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
53.6
Builder:
Mitsubishi
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Nagasaki
Number ofscrews/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-14.5

Subsequent History:
1988 HAPPY NORNESS - 1991 THORNESS - 1993 SYMI

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 23.02.2000.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7326960
7326960
1973
BRITISH NORNESS
132942
Norcape Sg Ci.  (Bermuda) Ltd.
7326960
7326960
1973
HAPPY NORNESS
132942
1988
Lombard Finance Ltd.
7326960
7326960
1973
THORNESS
132942
1991
Globtik Tankers Ltd.
7326960
7326960
1973
SYMI
132942
1993
Symi Sg. Co.