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Yard No. 131
mv IRISH OAK



Yard Number 131 was named IRISH OAK when launched on Friday 19/01/1973 by Govan Shipbuilders Ltd for 1973-82 Irish Shipping Company Ltd Eire

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1973
Ship Type: Bulk Carrier
Tonnage: 16704 grt | 25649 dwt
Length: 574 feet
Breadth: 84 feet
Draught: 32 feet

Owner History:
1973-82 Irish Shipping Company Ltd, Eire
1982-85 Vantage Nav Corp, Liberia
1985-90 Baris Denizcilik VE T.A.S, Turkey
1990-97 G S Turgut Kiran, Turkey


Her main engines were built by JG Kincaid Greenock , she was powered by Kincaid/ B&W diesel

Other names she bore were: 1973-82 IRISH OAK / 1982-85 ALEV / 1985-90 ALEV K. Her last recorded name was TAHIR KIRAN (1990)

IRISH OAK arrived for scrapping on 29/07/1997

Additional Information: On fire 20 Apr 1997
Scrapped at Gadani Beach
Photo supplied by above web page
Additional information from Joe McMillan Collection
Previous update by Gavin Stewart