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MT Courier (AOT-1007)

T6-M-98a Tanker:
  • Laid down, 25 January 1977, as MT Zapada Courier for Zapada Leasing Corp., at Todd Pacific Shipyards Corp., San Pedro, CA.
  • Delivered to Zapada Leasing, Corp., 27 February 1981
  • Leased to Ogden Product Tankers, Inc., 27 February 1981, renamed MT Ogden Courier
  • Released by Ogden Product Tankers Inc., 2 March 1981, to Willamette Transport Inc.
  • Released by Ogden Courier Transport, Inc., 3 April 1981, renamed MT Courier
  • Chartered by the Military Sealift Command, 23 June 1986, placed in service as MT Courier (AOT-1007)
  • Returned to her owners, date unknown
  • Corporate name change to OMI Courier Transportation Inc., 24 June 1986
  • Transferred to OMI Courier Transportation Inc., November 1988
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 2003
    Displacement 21,572 t. (lt)
    Length 711'
    Beam 84'
    Draft 34.r' (max)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 26 Contract Mariners
    Cargo Capacity 35,000 t. DWT
    Armament none
    Propulsionone medium-speed Diesel engine, single propeller

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    Courier 192k MT Courier (AOT-1007) underway in the harbor at Genoa, Italy with tugs alongside. Photo by Carlo Martinelli

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