TEXACO NORGE - Oslo, Norway       Call sign - LCWN     IMO number - 5357288     Owner - Texaco Norway A/S, Norway

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Holland     Photograph Date - May 1975
Photographer - Unknown - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 19 Feb 2003     Last updated - 19 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1962

  (a) Texaco Norge - Norway

  She sailed as Texaco Norge for her entire career
  Arrived at Kaohsiung on 6 June 1988 for scrapping

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Oil tanker
  Gross tonnage - 13,233
  Net tonnage - 7,078
  Deadweight tonnage - 21,162
  L.O.A. - 176.33 meters (578'6")
  L.B.P. - 163.35 meters (535'11")
  Width overall - 22.56 meters (74'0")
  Width moulded - 22.51 meters (73'10")
  Draught - 9.34 meters (31'7.5")
  Depth - 12.15 meters (39'10")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - A/S Fredriksstad M/V
  Country - Fredrikstad, Norway
  Hull number - 377
  Engine builder - A/S Fredriksstad M/V, Norway
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Gotaverken 7-cylinder diesel
  Horsepower - 8,750 bhp (6,436 kW)
  Speed - 15 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 Norway A/S, Norway as Texaco Norge
* In 1986 she was sold along with her fleetmate Texaco Norge to the Getty Marine Corporation, Bahamas however their names were not changed
* 6 June 1988 - she arrived at Kaohsiung, Taiwan where she was broken up for scrap
* 13 June 1988 - Workers at the yard operated by Kuo Dar Steel Enterprises Co. Ltd. began cutting the old ship up for scrap

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

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