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Olympic Bravery

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"Olympic Bravery", seen here being stranded, at the Island of Ushant, France.
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Extra information by Ian Thomas ;
ss OLYMPIC BRAVERY,

The OLYMPIC BRAVERY suffered total engine failure 24-01-1976 and grounded 1 Mile, North East
of the Creac'h Lighthouse near Ushant Island, France. The vessel was on her way from her builders
at Brest to Farsund in Norway to be laid-up, she later broke into two sections and at the time of
her loss she was insured for $US 50,000,000 and was the largest casualty ever sustained by
hull underwriters. The wreck was later sold to a scrap metal dealer at Marseilles during 8-77.
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"Olympic Bravery", seen after being stranded and broken in two.
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Name: Olympic Bravery
IMO No: 7360045
Built: 12/1975
Type: Tanker
Status: 1978 Total Loss (Stranded)
SubType: Crude
Flag: Greece
DWT: 278,397
Draft: 21.30
Builder: Chantiiers de L' Atlantique, st. Nazaire, France (P25)
GT: 126.266
LOA: 332.00
Owner: Olympic Shipping & Management
NT: 105.468
Beam: 51.80
Speed/Cons: 16.0/-
Class: AB
Depth: 27.30
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 23.830 kW
Cubic: -

Ship Report for "OLYMPIC BRAVERY"
IDNo:
7360045
Year:
1975
Name:
OLYMPIC BRAVERY
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.08.1975
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
21.01.1976

DWT:
277599
Yard No:
P25
Length overall:
343.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
330.7
Country of build:
FRA
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Atlantique (Penhoet-Loire)
Material of build:
Location of yard:
St Nazaire
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
Wrecked 48.28.21 N / 5.06.40 W on 24.01.1976.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
7360045
7360045
1975
OLYMPIC BRAVERY
126662
-
????  Panama S.A.