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Taisho Maru

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"Taisho Maru", Beneluxhaven, Europoort, Rotterdam, July 18th, 1987.
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"Taisho Maru", Beneluxhaven, Europoort, Rotterdam, July 18th, 1987.
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Name: Taisho Maru
IMO No: 7378987
Built: 05/1975
Type: Tanker
Status: 1989 - Taisho; 1898 - Sailor; 2002 - Marleen ( as FSO ); 2011 - Astakos; Demolished 2011 at Alang
Flag: Japan
DWT: 232,421
Draft: 20.727
Builder: Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Ind., Co., Ltd., Yokohama Yard, Japan (Y2407)
GT: 117,143
LOA: 317.00/300.01
Owner: Kaisho Kaiun K.K.
NT: 85,844
Beam: 50.04
Speed/Cons: 16.00/-
Class: AB
Depth: 27.82
Engine Type: IHI Steam turbines, 24723 kW
Cubic: -

Ship Report for "TAISHO MARU"
IDNo:
7378987
Year:
1975
Name:
TAISHO MARU
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
07.02.1975
Flag:
JPN
Date of completion:
05.1975

Tons:
117143
Link:
1429
DWT:
232421
Yard No:
2407
Length overall:
317.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
300.0
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
50.0
Builder:
Ishikawajima-Harima
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Yokohama
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1989 TAISHO - 1989 SAILOR -
2002 MARLEEN - 2011 ASTAKOS

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Alang 10.8.2011, beached 19.8.2011 [ By Leela Ship Recycling ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7378987
7378987
1975
TAISHO MARU
117143
Kaisho Kaiun K.K.
7378987
7378987
1975
TAISHO
117143
1989a
????
7378987
7378987
1975
SAILOR
117143
1989b
Seaward Sg Inc.
7378987
7378987
1975
MARLEEN
113838
2002
????
7378987
7378987
1975
ASTAKOS
113838
2011
Minot Navigation S.A.