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BERGE EDDA - IMO 5042015

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Photographer:dedge [View profile]Title:BERGE EDDAAdded:Jun 05, 2011
Captured:IMO:5042015Hits:2,197
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Description:
Berge Edda sailing from the Bonny River. One of four sisters for Bergesen from the company's Rosenberg M/V A/S shiptard at Stavanger she was delivered in 1962. At 54760 tons dwt she was considered a large tanker in those days and was also a motorship, being powered by a 10 cylinder B&W developing 21000 bhp to give a speed of 17 knots. Sold in 1966 she was renamed Potomac and in 1978 was broken up at Kaohsiung.
Vessel Identification
Name:Potomac
IMO:5042015
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:30,131 tons
Summer DWT:56,532 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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dedge on Aug 17, 2011 22:53 (7 years ago)
Hi frankybabes, This photo was taken on 4 June 1966 so you are there somewhere!
frankybabes on Aug 17, 2011 10:10 (7 years ago)
Hi Dedge, I was on this old tub for about 6 months. Steered her all the way in to dry dock in Rotterdam Nov. 7th 1966, when she was sold! Also went to Bonny Nigeria 3rd - 4th June 1966.I wonder if I'm on board in this photo!
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