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Name: Margaret Onstad
IMO No: 7389211
Status: 1978-Marg; 1979-Sylvania; Scrapped 1984
Builder: Uddevallavarvet AB., Uddevalla, Sweden (283)
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 24170 kW
Additional information :
The 7 days war in 1967 and the closing of the Suez Canal, escalated the buildings of large oil tankers.
A lot of shipyards launched their own type of VLLC`s. Uddevalla Varvet, launched their own type, a
standard size 230 000 tdw (+/-), this yard delivered 10 ships in this series between 1969
and 1976. 9 ships where for Norwegian owners and flag, except the "Margareth Onstad".
This ship sailed under the Swedish flag.