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Ardtaraig

See also : Kypros (I)

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"Ardtaraig", at Milford Haven on June 23rd, 1969.
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"Ardtaraig", grounded.
( News paper photo thanks to Jaime Roco )
Text with photo :
The combined force of seven tugs (one of which is not seen in the photo) managed to unlock the oil tanker Ardtaraig of 214,000 tons.

Original Name
Ardtaraig
Type
VLCC
Delivered
01-03-1969
IMO No
6906995
Builder & Yard
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Chiba Works
Yard No
C794
Engine
Steam
KW
20888
GRT
119686
NTR
78956
DWT
217563
LOA
324,29
LBP
310,29
Beam
48,14
Draft
19,28
Depth
27,13
Other names and history
1979 Kypros
1982 Scrapped
Scrapped
05-08-1982

Ship Report for "ARDTARAIG"
IDNo:
6906995
Year:
1969
Name:
ARDTARAIG
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.12.1968
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
31.0319.69

Tons:
119666
Link:
-
DWT:
217563
Yard No:
794
Length overall:
324.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
310.3
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
48.1
Builder:
Mitsui
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chiba
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1979 KYPROS

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Ulsan 29.07.1982, work began 05.08.1982. [ By Hyundai Mipo DY Co. ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
6906995
6906995
1969
ARDTARAIG
119666
Peninsular & Oriental SN., Co.
6906995
6906995
1969
KYPROS
119616
1979
Fineas Cia. Nav. S.A.