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"Mactra".
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"Mactra (2)", after the gas-explosion in 1969.
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Mactra (2) at Durban after the explosion.    ( Photo by Henry van den Heever )
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Mactra (2) at Durban after the explosion.    ( Photo by Henry van den Heever )
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Mactra (2) at Durban after the explosion.    ( Photo by Henry van den Heever )


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Additional Information by Kees Helder ;

Naam
Name
MACTRA ( 2 )
IMO Nr.
IMO Nr.
6903058
Roepnr.
Callsign
FMRK
Bouwjaar
Build
1969
Werf
Yard
Kieler Howaldtswerke A/G, Kiel, Germany.
Bouwnr.
Build. Nr.
1200
In dienst
In service
1969
Eigenaar
Owner
Société Maritime Shell France, Parijs.
Vlag
Flag
French
Thuishaven
Homeport
Le Havre.
Type
Type
Tanker
Klasse
Class
LR
Sub Type
Sub Type
Crude
Lengte (o.a.)
Length (overall)
325.33 mtr.
Lengte (p.p.)
Length (p.p.)
- mtr.
Breedte
Beam
47.17 mtr.
Holte
Depth
24.52 mtr.
Diepgang
Draft
- mtr.
Tonnage DWT
DWT
206.885 ton
Tonnage GT
GT
156.802 ton
Tonnage NT
NT
171.000 ton
Inhoud
Cubic
330.787 m3
Machine(s)
Engine(s)
2 A.E.G. steamturbines.
Vermogen
Output
28.000 Hp
Snelheid
Speed
15.0 mile
Verbruik
Consumption
- t/h
Aantal Tanks
Total Tanks
8 center, 5 wingtanks, 2 clean ballasttanks.
Bijzonderheden
Remarks
Mactra (1) (6.193 ton) build in 1936 by Swan Hunter & Wigham Rich., Wallsend, for Shell Tankers UK.
Historie
History
On 29th december 1969 tank-explosion, with heavily damage.
Status
Status
12-06/1980 scrapped at Kaoshiung, Taiwan.