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Photographer:Niels Eyde Hansen [View profile]Title:ToscanaAdded:Aug 04, 2005
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Mirfak (Until 1973)
- Toscana (Until 1972)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:22,037 tons
Summer DWT:38,450 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1961
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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P.F. KERR on Jun 03, 2018 10:07 (20 days ago)
Launched: 24/11/1960. Completed: 16/2/1961.
22,725 gt and 38,450 dwt
208.0m oa, 196.6m pp, 26.6m beam
Single screw diesel engine. Service speed: 16.5 knots.
Builder: Eriksbergs MV, Gothenberg, Sweden.
1961 - "TOSCANA" - Wilhelm Wilhelmsen, Tonsberg, Norway.
1972 - "MIRFAK" - Lily Maritime Corp., Monrovia, Liberia.
1973 - "SCAPMOUNT" - Dido Shipping Co., SA, Piraeus, Greece.
18/12/1982 - hit and sunk by Iraqi Air Force Exocet missile near Buoy 5, Khor Musa Channel on a voyage from Bushire to Bandar Khomeini, Iran with a kerosene cargo.
Became the first Constuctive Total Loss of the Tanker War of the Iran/Iraq War (1980-1988).
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