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See also : Beaumont  &  Berge Chief

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"Jerash" at  Aqaba in Jordan on 6th December 2010.
( Photo Copyright Brian Crocker )
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"Jerash" at  Aqaba in Jordan on 6th December 2010.
( Photo Copyright Brian Crocker )

Name: Beaumont
IMO No: 7382263
Built: 11/1976
Type: Tanker
Status: In service : Berge Beaumont-1981; Berge Chief-1982; 2003 as Sea Beauty; 2003 as Jerash
SubType: Crude
Flag: Norway
DWT: 289,980
Draft: 22.13
Builder: Stord Verft A/S, Stord, Noorwegen (683)
GT: 140,588
LOA: 344.56/331.33
Owner: Biørn Biørnstad & Co., Moss, Norway
NT: 111.052
Beam: 51.87
Speed/Cons: 15.50/175.00
Class: NV
Depth: 28.43
Engine Type: Stal Laval Steam turbines, 34472 BHP, 25716 kW
Cubic: 344,604

Additional info :
Call sign; LCFX3
8 ce Tanks/2x7 w. tanks

The Miramar Ship Index for "BEAUMONT"
IDNo:
7382263
Year:
1976
Name:
BEAUMONT
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
NOR
Date of completion:
02.1976

DWT:
288979
Yard No:
683
Length overall:
344.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
331.3
Country of build:
NOR
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Stord Verft
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Leirvik
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
[ one hull section build by Tangen Verft #60 ] -
1981 BERGE BEAUMONT - 1982 BERGE CHIEF -
2002 JERASH - 2003 SEA BEAUTY

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Chittagong 17.04.2003.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
7382263
7382263
1976
BEAUMONT
140588
Biorn Biornstad & Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
BERGE BEAUMONT
140588
1981
Bergesen d.y.& Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
BERGE CHIEF
140588
1982
Bergesen d.y.& Co.
7382263
7382263
1976
JERASH
140588
2002
Govt. of Jordan
7382263
7382263
1976
SEA BEAUTY
140588
2003
Govt. of Jordan

Additional Information (by Jan Nicolay Jansen) ;
Delivered 27 ferbruary 1976 as T/T "Beaumont" to Biørn Biørnstad & Co, Moss, Norway. The last ship in a series
of 11 from this yard, Stord Verft/ Aker Stord Verft, Norway. The shipowner also had 2 other tankers from the
same yard, sister ship T/T "Baurivage" and the 219 000 dwt T/T "Baumaris". "Beaumont" sailed directly from the
yard to Moss and was layd up with her "sisters". In october 1978 she left Norway for the first cargo from Persian
Gulf. In april 1981 she was layd up again, in Holmestrand, Norway, and sold to Bergesen/The norwegian gover-
ment and renamed "Berge Beaumont". In march 1982 sold to Bergesen and renamed "Berge Chief". In june
1986, 10 1/2 years after she was buildt and with only 2 1/2 years in service, she left the fjord in Holmestrand to
start her life on the seven seas.