TEXACO MONTANA - Wilmington, Delaware, USA       Call sign - KNDL     IMO number - 6510123     Owner - Texaco Inc., USA

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.     Photograph Date - 1978
Photographer - Jim Devlin - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 19 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1965

  (a) Texaco Montana - U.S.A. (1990)
  (b) Star Montana - U.S.A.

  Arrived at Alang, India on 25 September 1992 for scrapping

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 16,584
  Net tonnage - 10,329
  Deadweight tonnage - 26,564
  L.O.A. - 184.31 meters (604'8")
  L.B.P. - 175.27 meters (575'0")
  Width overall - 23.91 meters (78'5")
  Width moulded - 23.78 meters (78'0")
  Draught - 8.68 meters (34'11")
  Depth - 13.49 meters (44'3")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Bethlehem Steel Company Inc. Shipbuilding division
  Country - Sparrows Point, Maryland, USA
  Hull number - 4600
  Engine builder - Bethlehem Steel Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Steam turbines
  Horsepower - 15,000 shp (11,033 kW)
  Speed - 17.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, managers, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* She was originally owned by Texaco Inc., U.S.A.
* By 1987 Texaco Montana was owned by Texaco Refining & Marketing Inc. (Texaco Marine Services Inc., manager)
* Sold for scrap during the summer of 1992
* 29 September 1992 Star Montana arrived at Alang, India
* 28 October 1992 work on dismantling the ship began by workers of S.S. Jain & Company, India

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society

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