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Limopsis

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"Limopsis", 1977 Malacca Straits, taken from a light aircraft by late Peter Foxley based at Penang, Malaysia.
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Additional Information by Kees Helder ;

Naam
Name
LIMOPSIS
IMO Nr.
IMO Nr.
7359072
Roepnr.
Callsign
GUYF
Bouwjaar
Build
1976
Werf
Yard
Odense Staalskibsvaerft A/S, Lindo, Danmark.
Bouwnr.
Build. Nr.
L 59
In dienst
In service
1976
Eigenaar
Owner
Shell Tankers UK. Londen.
Vlag
Flag
British
Thuishaven
Homeport
London
Type
Type
Tanker
Klasse
Class
AB
Sub Type
Sub Type
Crude
Lengte (o.a.)
Length (overall)
315.0 mtr.
Lengte (p.p.)
Length (p.p.)
- mtr.
Breedte
Beam
55.0 mtr.
Holte
Depth
28.43 mtr.
Diepgang
Draft
22.73 mtr.
Tonnage DWT
DWT
315.695 ton
Tonnage GT
GT
150,667 ton
Tonnage NT
NT
- ton
Inhoud
Cubic
357,260 m3
Machine(s)
Engine(s)
2 Kawasaki steamturbines.
Vermogen
Output
32.000 Hp
Snelheid
Speed
15.7 mile
Verbruik
Consumption
186 t/h
Aantal Tanks
Total Tanks
9 cargotanks + centertanks and wingtanks 1 and 8
Permanent ballast tanks.
Bijzonderheden
Remarks
Total 24 L-class tankers for Shell Tankers where build.
Historie
History
 -
Status
Status
1983 Sold to Norway and renamed "Diane".
1986 Renamed "Matilde R".
1987 Sold to Bergesen D/Y, Norway, renamed "Berge Borg".
10 June 2003 Scrapped at Xinhui, China.

The Miramar Ship Index for "LIMOPSIS"
IDNo:
7359072
Year:
1976
Name:
LIMOPSIS
Launch Date:
07.05.1976
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
07.1976
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
315713
Yard No:
59
Length overall:
354.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
338.3
Country of build:
Beam:
56.5
Builder:
Odense Staalskibs
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Lindo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Owner as Completed:
Shell Tankers (U.K.) Ltd.

Subsequent History:
1983 DIANE - 1985 MATILDE R. - 1987 BERGE BORG

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Xinhui 10.06.2003.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
7359072
7359072
1976
LIMOPSIS
160423
Shell Tankers (U.K.) Ltd.
7359072
7359072
1976
DIANE
160423
1983
Piedmont Tptn S.A.
7359072
7359072
1976
MATILDE R.
160423
1985
TSC Sg S.A.
7359072
7359072
1976
BERGE BORG
147031
1987
Bergesen d.y. A/S