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Photographer:Michael Martin [View profile]Title:BeaujolaisAdded:Aug 10, 2006
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
The former oil carrier, [i]M/V Beaujolais[/i] at the shipbreakers in the Port of Brownsville, Texas on 16th May, 2006.

Pertinent details:
601 ft x 82.5 ft x 33.615 ft Disp. 35,640
Call Sign: KHTS
Built by: Newport News Shipbuilding 1954
Previous names: Delaware Getty, Flying A - Delaware

IMO corrected, thanks to Auke Visser
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Flying A Delaware (Until 1968)
- Beaujolais (period Unknown)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:17,379 tons
Summer DWT:29,270 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1954
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Auke Visser on Jun 20, 2011 11:10 (8 years ago)
Tgis tanker is not the New York Getty, but her sister Delaware Getty.
Both where built in 1954 and are identiacal.
Here is the history of the Flying A Delare / Delaware Getty / Beaulolais :

FLYING A DELAWARE - 1954 USA 1ST (aft)(16)
17,054 for Eastern Tank Ship Corp., Wilmington, Del. 628' 0 x 82' 6
Tanker built by Newport News SB. & DD. Co., Newport News, Va. #509 267997
1968 - DELAWARE GETTY, s/o
1975 - Getty Oil Co. (Eastern Operations), Inc., Wilmington, Del.
1977 - Getty Refining & Marketing Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del.
1982 - BEAUJOLAIS Crest Tankers, Inc., St. Louis, Mo. [Apex Oil Co.]
Sold to U. S. Dept. of Transportation 1987, laid up in Reserve Fleet
DLR 1998 Broken up at Brownsville, Texas, 2006 by ESCO Marine, Inc., dlvd. May 2006
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