Port of Nantes - Saint Nazaire
F3 Aker Yards France

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Biggest ship - NO ACCIDENT
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Giving birth to a 550.000 DWT giant

Photo collection: Didier Pincón & Gérard Né

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Name: Batillus

IMO Nr.: 7360095



Yard:Chantiers de L'Atlantic, St. Nazaire.France.

Build. Nr.:V 25

In service:1976

Owner:Societe Maritime Shell, France.


Homeport:Fos sur Mer.



Sub Type:Crude

Length (overall):414.22 mtr.

Length (p.p.):401.10 mtr.

Beam:63.01 mtr.

Depth:35.01 mtr.

Draft:28.50 mtr.

DWT:553.662 ton

GT:273.550 ton

NT:225.473 ton

Cubic:663.813 m3

Engine(s):4 Stal Laval stoomturbines, 2 screws

Output:64.800 Hp

Speed:16.0 mile

Consumption:335.5 t/day

Total Tanks:10 center- en 15 wing- cargotanks.

Sisterships : Pierre Guillaumat, Ballamya and Prairial.

From 22/08/1983 to 08/11/1985 : laid up at Vestnes, Norway.
Her last voyage was from Vestnes (Norway) bound to Singapore (for bunkers) and Kaoshiung (Taiwan) where she arrived on 28/12/1985 to be scrapped.


28/12/1985 scrapped at Kaoshiung, Taiwan.
F3 Aker Yards France
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Steel cutting of F3 cruise ship
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