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Margaret Onstad

"Margaret Onstad".
( Photo collection Dag Bjerke )

Name: Margaret Onstad
IMO No: 7389211
Built: 11/1974
Type: Tanker
Status: 1978-Marg; 1979-Sylvania; Scrapped 1984
SubType: Crude
Flag: Sweden
DWT: 233.009
Draft: 20.448
Builder: Uddevallavarvet AB., Uddevalla, Sweden (283)
GT: 113.984
LOA: 325.00/311.29
Owner: -
NT: 91.247
Beam: 48.16
Speed/Cons: -/-
Class: NV
Depth: 26.47
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 24170 kW
Cubic: -

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.