MT MELTEMI (3) (OIQM, LR 7359591) Valmistunut/Completed 1977.9, Helsinki, Vuosaari, Valmet Oy, Helsingin Telakka. Shipyard no. 286.
153 281 dwt, 30 700 bhp, 287.1 x 48.5, x 15.51 m.
1977.9: SOLSTAD (LFVP), Partrederiet M/T Solstad. 1978: Skibs-A/S Siljestad & Universal Trading & Shipping Co. A/S, (managers of both owners A. F: Klaveness & Co. A/S, Oslo). 1983.2.24: SOLSTAD, anchored for orders Fujairah roads.
1983.5.19: MELTEMI, homeport Helsinki. Due to the Norwegian owners bankruptcy the SOLSTAD returned in Fujairah to the shipyard Valmet, managers Henry Nielsen Oy, Helsinki. 1983.5.19: Finnish flag hoisted at 7 am. Finnish name and call sign were MELTEMI (OIQM). The MELTEMI was sold to Turkish owners and the flag was changed 24th May at 22.
1983.5.24: BUYUK HUN (Suuri Hunni, Big Hun), Um Denizcilik ve Ticaret AS, Istanbul, Turkey. 1984.6.3: BUYK HUN, enroute in ballast from Turkey Tutunciftlik to Persian Gulf 35 nm south of Kharg Island (28.36N, 50,52E) Iraqi aircrafts attacked and shot by exiles the ship in fire. Three sailors were killed and two wounded. Iranian extinguished the fire. Towed to be demolished 1986.3.20 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The scrap price was reported to be USD 2,5 milj.
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