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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:BRITISH MERLINAdded:Jan 05, 2008
Captured:IMO:9258870Hits:789
Photo Category: Crude Oil Tankers
Description:
IMO#9258870
63,661 g.t.
114,760 DWT.
Isle of Man flagged BP tanker built by Samsung, South Korea in 2003.
Seen arriving in the Thames Estuary from Flotta bound for Coryton on 7/8/05.
Vessel Identification
Name:British Merlin
IMO:9258870
Flag:Isle Of Man (uk)
MMSI:235679000
Callsign:VQOG5
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:63,661 tons
Summer DWT:114,761 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Douglas (isle Of Man)
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:2003
AIS Information
Last known position:
60°37’57.6” N, 4°18’31.2” E
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
14.7kts, 16° (21°)
Destination:
Location:Sture
Arrival:24th Oct 2016
00:01:29 UTC
Last update:
1 month 13 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 October 24th, 00:01:29 UTCSture
2016 April 25th, 12:00:08 UTCFerrol
2016 April 17th, 06:00:20 UTCRotterdam
2016 April 4th, 06:00:59 UTCSwe_baltic
2016 February 9th, 06:00:00 UTCCo Cve
2015 December 22nd, 18:00:04 UTCHouston
2015 December 21st, 00:00:08 UTCHouston
2015 December 13th, 22:00:52 UTCBayonne Nj
2015 December 10th, 22:00:43 UTCRiverhead
2015 November 15th, 00:01:21 UTCCome By Chance
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Photo Comments (3)

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John Jones on Aug 11, 2005 07:11 (11 years ago)
Thank you for the nice comments. Yes, I was sitting on the sea wall at Canvey Island. I had been down the other side of it but at high tide ships wash can catch you out and give you wet feet!

It's a bit limited in angles there if the sun comes out because it's right against you.
Regards
John J.
Kent Malo on Aug 10, 2005 23:32 (11 years ago)
I agree with BW Fisher,Another great shot John,
BRIAN FISHER on Aug 10, 2005 14:41 (11 years ago)
Very interesting views of BM. Were you shore side to take them? In any case I thought they came out very well.
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