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Sea Scout

"Sea Scout".
( Photo collection  Jan Goedhart )
 
"Sea Scout".
( Private Collection )

Original Name
Sea Scout
Type
VLCC
Delivered
1-10-73
IMO No
7328956
Builder & Yard
Kockums Mekaniska Verkstads AB., Malmö, Sweden
Yard No
541
Engine
Steam
KW
23872
GRT
125398
NTR
108162
DWT
260158
LOA
340,52
LBP
330,08
Beam
51,87
Draft
20,07
Depth
25,61
Other names and history
1984
Tiburon
1984Total Loss in Iran-lrak-War ( Struck by an Iraqi Exocet missile )
1984 Scrapped as Stib
Scrapped
1984

Additional info by : MAREUD / Rolf Skiöld

1973: Delivered to Salénrederierna AB, Stockholm Sweden as SEA SCOUT.
June 1984: Sold to Suisse-Outemar Reederei A.G., Liberia and renamed TIBURON.
27/6 1984: Was struck by an Iraqi missile and set on fire when she was S.E. of Kharg Island in a
pos. 28.27 N, 50.45 E.
She had shortly before left Kharg Island with a cargo of 250.000 tons of oil for a European destination
and was on her first voyage for her new owners who had purchased her for about $8.000.000
and taken her over 21/6 1984. She was taken in tow for Bahrain, heavely on fire and awash aft.
1984: Broken up at Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The Miramar Ship Index for "SEA SCOUT"
IDNo:
7328956
Year:
1973
Name:
SEA SCOUT
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
18.08.1973
Flag:
SWE
Date of completion:
10.1973

Tons:
125398
Link:
-
DWT:
260158
Yard No:
541
Length overall:
340.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
330.1
Country of build:
SWE
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Kockums MV
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Malmo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
1984 TIBURON - 1984 STIB

Disposal Data:
Struck by an Iraqi Exocet missile SE of Kharg Is, 28.27 N / 50.45 E 27.06.1984
( 8 dead ) & scrapped at Kaohsiung 13.11.1984

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7328956
7328956
1973
SEA SCOUT
125398
Salenrederierna A/B
7328956
7328956
1973
SEA SCVOUT
125398
1982
Jenit Tank A/B
7328956
7328956
1973
TIBURON
125398
1984
Seavision Investment S.A.
7328956
7328956
1973
STIB
125398
1984
Seavision Investment S.A.