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SHIP NAME: Oswego Tarmac KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 5
source ETC
type D
volume 73300B
material asphalt
dead
link


source LINK
type D
volume
material asphalt
dead
link openjurist.org/667/f2d/261

Late in the evening of July 29, 1977, the Oswego Tarmac lay fast alongside the jetty in Curacao loading asphalt cargo. Moments later, the tanker listed helplessly, having been struck four times by the motor vessel Elektra with such heavy impact that four of its tanks ruptured, and heated asphalt spewed across the harbor. Soon thereafter, the owners of both ships commissioned expert appraisers to assess the extent of the damage suffered by the tanker. The appraisers submitted a joint field survey in which they estimated the cost of repair at not less than $1,500,000. Armed with this information, Enterprise advised Asphalt that it considered the Oswego Tarmac a complete loss, since its fair market value prior to collision was approximately $750,000. Disagreeing with the damage estimates reported in the joint survey, Asphalt requested that Enterprise repair the Oswego Tarmac; Enterprise refused. At the recommendation of Enterprise's appraiser who stated that repair would be infeasible, Enterprise sold the ship as scrap for $157,500. The company then collected insurance proceeds of $1,335,000 on its $2,500,000 marine hull insurance policy, an amount which exceeded the ship's fair market value.


source OSIR
type D
volume 3.079MMG
material
dead
link

Says 10,473t.


source ITOPF
type D
volume 11000t
material bitumen
dead
link

Says 10,473t.


source CTX
type A
volume 4500T
material C
dead
link

T2 sites say this was a T2-SE-A1 built in Sep 1944 by Alabama as the Briar Creek. Claim collison with tanker Elektra at Curacao in 1977 and then scrapped Santander. But not in Hooke. Miramar has only one tanker that could qualify, a 1964 blt 60,110 dwt. Assuming this is the ship.