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"World Knight", at Europoort, Rotterdam.
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Name: World Knight
IMO No: 7377335
Built: 07/1975
Type: Tanker
Status: 1984-Total Loss in Iran-lrak-War; 1984-Knight; Demolished 1985
SubType: Crude
Flag: Liberia
DWT: 258,434
Draft: 19.99
Builder: Sasebo Heavy Ind., Co., Ltd., Sasebo, Japan (226)
GT: 114,573
LOA: 339.48/323.99
Owner: World Tankers Management
NT: 94,645
Beam: 53.55
Speed/Cons: 14.75/-
Class: -
Depth: 25.68
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 26480 kW
Cubic: -

The Miramar Ship Index for "WORLD KNIGHT"
IDNo:
7377335
Year:
1975
Name:
WORLD KNIGHT
Launch Date:
26.02.1975
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
1975
Flag:
LBR
Keel:

Tons:
114573
Link:
-
DWT:
258434
Yard No:
226
Length overall:
339.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
324.0
Country of build:
Beam:
53.6
Builder:
Sasebo H.I.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sasebo
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
1984 KNIGHT

Disposal Data:
Hit by Iraqi Exocet missile, 28.30 N / 50.25 E, 8 October 1984 (9 dead)
& scrapped at Kaohsiung 31.01.1985

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7377335
7377335
1975
WORLD KNIGHT
114573
Liberian Argo Tpts Inc.
7377335
7377335
1975
KNIGHT
114573
1984
Smit Tak Intnl., B.V.

Additional info :
T.T. KNIGHT, 7377335, 1984-1985 VLCC
Built in 1975, Sasebo Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., Yard Sasebo, Sasebo (#226)
114.573 GRT, 94.645 NRT, 258.437 DWT
339.48 (323.99) x 53.55 x 25.68 x 19.990 meter.
311.366 m3, 9241 tonnes of bunkers, consumption 170.5 tons / day, 15.25 knots.
36000 MOT, 26.480 hp, 2 turbines, Mitsubishi Industries Ltd Heavu., Nagasaki.
26-02-1975 launched as WORLD KNIGHT, 1975 delivered to (NK) Liberians Argo Transports Inc.., Monrovia,
Liberia, World-Wide Shipping Agency Ltd.
KNIGHT WORLD, 1983 as sold to Libmar Four Inc.., Monrovia, Liberia.
8-10-1984, 40 miles south of Kharg Island hit by an Iraqi missile, position 28.30 N. and 50.25 OL., then fire broke
out in which the 6 crew members died, 14-10-1984 arrived in Dubai, declared total-loss purchased by Smit Tak
International Towage & Salvage Co. BV, 12-12-1984 departed Dubai as KNIGHT behind the tug RED SEA
to Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 31-1-1985 arrived in Kaohsiung to be scrapped.