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Photographer:Bay [View profile]Title:IRENES CHALLENGEAdded:Feb 08, 2007
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Shot in mid-seventies. Liberian tanker "Irenes Challenge" moored at Gibraltar Refinery, in San Roque (Spain). Sunk on 1/18/1977, 200 MI (320 KM)SE OF MIDWAY ISLAND.
Vessel Identification
Name:Irenes Challenge
Former name(s):
- Mina (Until 1974 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:21,069 tons
Summer DWT:33,253 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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Bjørn Knudsen on Dec 20, 2012 21:09 (5 years ago)
IMO No: 5235521 - Year: 1956
Name: MINA
Type: Tanker - Launch Date: 14.6.55
Flag: LBR - Date of completion: 1.56
Tons: 21090 - Link: 1432
DWT: 32587 - Yard No: 492
Length overall: 201.8 - LPP: 192.5 Country of build: JPN
Beam: 26.6 - Builder: Harima
Location of yard: Aioi
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1ST-16
broke in two 26.53N/173.52W 18.1.77 (3*) [Punta Cardon-Yokkaichi, crude oil]

sonsavior on Dec 20, 2012 20:44 (5 years ago)
i've lived in this ship for 3 years and my dad was it;s captain .
oiler77 on Mar 24, 2007 16:09 (11 years ago)
Hello man, my name is ammar ahmed. I want to talk to you if you know anything about Irenes Chellenge. Kindly contact me. I have been searching about it for years. One of my question is why did you post this picture. Kindly contact me as soon as possible.
My address is:
I have been searching about it and could not find its picture.
Bay on Aug 02, 2005 13:16 (12 years ago)
Thank you for your quick answer. If the tanker is "IRENES CHALLENGE", as far as I'm browsing thru the web, it sunk on 1/18/1977, 200 MI (320 KM SE) OF MIDWAY ISLAND.
Ilhan Kermen on Aug 02, 2005 04:00 (12 years ago)
Hello Gesp
her funnel emblem own by Greek shipowner Tsakos and Tsakos give name some of ships starting with Irenes .Possible her name is IRENES CHALLANGE
certainly i'm not sure..
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