PETRAGEN ONE - IMO 8016500
|Photographer:||Bay [View profile]||Title:||PETRAGEN ONE||Added:||Aug 31, 2005|
||Wrecks & Relics|
|An unseen wreck on the web: This is the bridge of the tanker that exploded at San Roque Refinery (Spain), on 26/05/1985. I was less than two miles far from the disaster when this happened at 11:10 a.m., local time.
Another tanker, moored aside on the same finger (the spanish registered "CAMPONAVIA") suffered a secondary explosion and sunk, due to the huge blast from the korean ship.
Some data of the korean-built tanker:
BUILT: 1982 (KOREAN SHIPBUILDING ENG. CORP.)
I took this photo on summer, 1985.
A pic of her sistership, Pride A, ex-Petragen Two, posted by Tapio Karvonen:
|Vessel type:||Oil Products Tanker|
|Gross tonnage:||19,070 tons|
|Summer DWT:||29,990 tons|
© pieter melissen
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