MS Star Clipper

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Tjörnbroraset 1980. 18jan . (43) Star Clipper raserade Almöbron.JPG
After the collision, 1980.
History
Name:
  • 1969—1981: MS Star Clipper
  • 1981—1986: Star Lanao
Builder: Kockums, Malmö, Sweden
Yard number: 515
Launched: 26 September 1968
Completed: January 1969
Out of service: 16 September 1986
Identification: IMO number: 6826200
Fate: Broken up, Karwar, India
General characteristics
Type: Bulk carrier
Tonnage: 16,532 GRT
Length: 171.9 m (564 ft 0 in)
Beam: 26.0 m (85 ft 4 in)
Capacity: 27,890 tonnes deadweight (DWT)
Notes: [1]

MS Star Clipper was a Norwegian-owned bulk carrier built by Kockums in Malmö, Sweden in 1968. In 1981 she was sold and her name changed to Star Lanao. She was scrapped in India in 1986.

Almö Bridge Disaster[edit]

She is best known for causing the Almö Bridge disaster when sailing into Uddevalla, Sweden, in bad weather.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miramar Ship Index". Miramar Ship Index website. R B Haworth. Retrieved 1 February 2012.