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"Atlantic Sun".
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"Atlantic Sun".
( Photo thanks to Giancarlo Baudoino, he was on board in 1974 as A.B. trip : Khargh Island - San Croix )

Name: Atlantic Sun
IMO No: 7389376
Built: 5/1974
Type: Tanker
Status: 1981-Atlanticos; 1986-Total Loss in Iran-lrak-War; ?: Scrapped als Ticos
SubType: Crude
Flag: Liberia
DWT: 259,955
Draft: 20.07
Builder: Kockums Mekaniska Verkstads AB., Malmö, Sweden (542)
GT: 122,347
LOA: 340.52/329.17
Owner: Sun Overseas Tpt., Ltd.
NT: 107,280
Beam: 51.87
Speed/Cons: 16.00/-
Class: ?
Depth: 25.58
Engine Type: Steam Turbines 23872 kW
Cubic: -

The Miramar Ship Index for "ATLANTIC SUN"
IDNo:
7389376
Year:
1974
Name:
ATLANTIC SUN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
06.04.1974
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
05.1974

Ton:
122348
Link:
-
DWT:
259955
Yard No:
542
Length overall:
340.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
329.2
Country of build:
SWE
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Kockums MV
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Malmo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1981 ATLANTICOS - 1986 TICOS

Disposal Data:
20/03/1986 Struck by an Iraqi Exocet missile whilst anchored in ballast off Kharg Island,
set on fire & severely damaged. Towed to Dubai and sold as a CTL,
arrived Kaohsiung in tow for scrap ( By Chi Shun Hua Steel )

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7389376
7389376
1974
ATLANTIC SUN
122348
Sun Overseas Tpt., Ltd.
7389376
7389376
1974
ATLANTICOS
122346
1981
Fiji Islands Steamship Corp.
7389376
7389376
1974
TICOS
122346
1986
??