'Seawise Giant' in Alang for scrapping

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MV038
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Joined: 14 Sep 2007, 19:16

25 Jul 2010, 14:54 #1

I see the longest ship ever built, the 'Mont' ex 'Jahre Viking' and 'Seawise Giant' has ended up on Alang Beach for scrapping. A rather 
ignominious end for a ship that survived being bombed and sunk by Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Airforce in May 1988 during the war with Iran. 
Images below from: http://www.midshipcentury.com/
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January 2010
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February 2010
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March 2010
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June 2010
Photos of her on fire following the Iraqi air attack are at:
http://www.aukevisser.nl/supertankers/id112.htm
  
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