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"Texaco London" undergoing refit in no.6 dock at MDD, August 9th, 1981.
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Name: Star London
IMO No: 7363499
Ex: Texaco London-1990; Bishah-1990; Texaco London-1983
Built: 09/1976
Type: Tanker
Status: Demolished 1994
SubType: Crude
Flag: Bahamas
DWT: 272,738
Draft: 20.52
Builder: Astano, Astilleros Y Talleres Del Noroeste S.A., El Ferrol, Espagna (235)
GT: 139,892
LOA: 344.43/326.31
Owner: Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd., England
NT: 111,467
Beam: 53.65
Speed/Cons: 15.0/-
Class: AB
Depth: 26.42
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 23538 kW, 32000 SHP
Cubic: 335,217

Additional information :

Class - SPAIN
Port of Registry - As Texaco London, London/as Bishah, Jeddah and Nassau on renaming to Texaco London
Date Entered Texaco Service - 1975
Date Left Texaco Service - June 1994 scrapped
Subsequent Name(s) - BISHAH (1978) in SIPCA fleet under Saudi registry, TEXACO LONDON (1991)
and STAR LONDON (1992) in Texaco Panama (TEXPAN) fleet
Year Built / Builders - 1975 Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste SA, El Ferrol, Spain
Length Overall - 1129' 0"
Breadth - 176' 0"
Loaded Draft - 67' 0"
Engine Type - 2 geared Steam Turbine
Power - 32000 shp
Average Speed - 15 knots
Notes - SIPCA - Saudi International Petroleum Carriers, a joint venture with Texaco.
Ship continued to be manned by TOT officers.

Ship Report for "TEXACO LONDON"
IDNo:
7363499
Year:
1976
Name:
TEXACO LONDON
Keel:
04.1975
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
19.12.75
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
31.05.1976

Tons:
139892
Link:
-
DWT:
272739
Yard No:
235
Length overall:
344.3
Ship Design:
LPP:
325.3
Country of build:
ESP
Beam:
53.7
Builder:
ASTANO
Material of build:
Location of yard:
El Ferrol
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5

Subsequent History:
1983 BISHAH - 1990 TEXACO LONDON - 1990 STAR LONDON

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 13.06.1994.Standaard;(Priya Holding)

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7363499
7363499
1976
TEXACO LONDON
139892
Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd.
7363499
7363499
1976
BISHAH
139892
1983
Saudi Intnl Petroleum Carriers Ltd.
7363499
7363499
1976
TEXACO LONDON
139892
1990
Texaco Panama Inc.
7363499
7363499
1976
STAR LONDON
139892
1990
Texaco Panama Inc.