On March 19th, 1983 Mobiloil ran aground near St. Helens, Oregon while she was inbound in the Columbia River from March Point to Portland, Oregon. At the time of the accident she was loaded with oil which subsequently leaked out and caused a considerable spill. She was refloated on March 26th and placed into layup "as is" on the Columbia River. Shortly thereafter though the Mobil Oil Corporation sold the damaged ship to Bomar Resources, U.S.A. who inturn resold the ship for scrapping in Taiwan. Mobiloil departed the Columbia River under tow on September 13th, 1984 and she arrived at Kaohsiung on November 10th where she was subsequently run up on the scrapping beach. Finally on November 20th crews from Kuo Dar Steel & Iron Enterprises Co. Ltd., began dismantling the well travelled hull and the scrap steel was shipped away for recycling.
Information courtesy Marine News - The World Ship Society
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