Ship Details

Promise; British
Tanker
360973 / ?
1974
1986
Verolme Dok & Schisb N.V. Rosenburg, Rotterdam
249829
Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)

O.N. 360973.

131,402g. 110,693n. 253,839d.

344.41(BB) x 51.87 x 19.952 metres.

Two GEC type steam turbines by General Electric Company, Lynn, Mass., double reduction geared to screw shaft. 32,000shp.

11.8.1973: Launched by Verolme Dok & Scheepswerf, Rosenburg (Yard No. 850) for BP Thames Tanker Company Ltd.

1.1974: Completed.

1982: Sold to the National Iranian Tanker Company, Iran and renamed SANANDAJ.

30.8.1987: Attacked by Iraqi aircraft whilst loading at Kharg Island.

19.3.1988: Attacked by Iraqi aircraft whilst lying at Kharg Island and was seriously damaged aft by fire. 26 killed. 4 rescued. Laid up damaged.

8.11.1994: Arrived at Gadani Beach for demolition by Star Cotton Corporation (Pvt).TH. 13. BRITISH PURPOSE (2) (1974 – 1985) Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)O.N. 360974. 117,536g. 96,294n. 228,600d. 330.01(BB) x 48.75 x 19.898 metres.Two, GEC type steam turbines by Verolme Machinefabrik, Ijsselmonde, double reduction geared to screw shaft. 31,550shp.

11.8.1973: Afterpart (Yard No. 846), launched by Nederlandsche Dok and Scheepswerf, Amsterdam.

13.10.1973: Forepart (Yard No. 846), launched by Nederlandsche Dok and Scheepswerf, Amsterdam.

3.1974: Completed for BP Thames Tanker Company Ltd.

19.2.1985: Arrived at Kaohsiung for demolition.
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