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Name: LAGOVEN QUIRIQUIRE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/10/1977
Completed: 06/1978
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn Yard
Yard Number: 79
Dimensions: 19209grt, 10973nrt, 32136dwt, 171.0 x 25.8 x 11.3(draft) metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Sulzer type, 6cyl (760 x 1550mm), 12000bhp
Engines by: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Whiteinch, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Reg Number: n/a; IMO: 7343229
History:
06/1978 Lagoven SA, Maracaibo
1993 PDV Marina SA, Maracaibo; renamed QUIRIQUIRE
1995 Unknown owners; renamed QUIRI
2003 Vener Shipping Ltd, Panama renamed GLOBAL STAR
2005 Unknown owners; renamed WESTOCEAN
2007 Unknown owners; renamed OCEAN
22/04/2007 Broken up
Comments: 2005: Converted to a vegetable oil tanker
22/04/2007: Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up


Above photo as LAGOVEN QUIRIQUIRE courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as LAGOVEN QUIRIQUIRE courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as LAGOVEN QUIRIQUIRE courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as WESTOCEAN copyright of Vladimir Knyaz

Above photo as WESTOCEAN copyright of Vladimir Knyaz