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The Norwegian 51.300 tons tanker Bergebonde at her delivery trials from Rosenberg Mek. Verksted in Stavanger.

From an old magazine in my collection.

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IMO 5042053 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude Oil Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 223.7 / 216.3 x 31.8 mtr.
Build in 1961 by Rosengerg Mekaniske Verksted Stavanger Norway as " BERGEBONDE " for Skibs A/S Snefonn, Skips A/S Bergehus & Bergesen d.y.& Co ( Sig.Bergesen Dy Oslo as manager ) Oslo/Stavanger Norway.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 33.832 / 18.686 / 54.760.
Main Engine : B&W 2T 10 Cyl (840x1.800mm9 - 21.000 bhp,speed 17 knot`s.

1968 Sold to Wm.Brandts (Leasing) Ltd (Globtik Tankers Ltd UK Manager/Br.Olsen Stavanger Norway Submanager) Nassau Bahamas,renamed " GLOBTIC SUN ".
1973 Sold to Globtic Tankers (Bahamas) Ltd Nassau Bahamas.
1975 While on voyage from Arube to Baytown Texas US,with a cargo of 350.000 barrels of crude oil,collided with Cheveron Oil Company`s unmaned oil drilling platform A,in a position 28.20N,93.03W,in the Gulf of Mexico.Following the collision a fire broke out onboard and the vessel was abandoned,six of the crew being reported missing.Damage being extensive,she was taken in tow,arriving at Galveston where the cargo was discharged and the damage examined.Considered beyond economical repair,she was sold for scrapping to Andy International Inc.
1975 Arrived in tow at Brownsville Texas.

1976 BU Brownsville Tx USA.


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