Knock Nevis

Seawise Giant, later Happy Giant, Jahre Viking, Knock Nevis, Oppama, and finally Mont, was a ULCC supertanker and the longest ship ever built. She possessed the greatest deadweight tonnage ever recorded. Fully laden, her displacement was 657,019 tonnes (646,642 long tons; 724,239 short tons), the heaviest ship of any kind, and with a draft of 24.6 m (81 ft), she was incapable of navigating the English Channel, the Suez Canal or the Panama Canal. Overall, she was generally considered the largest ship ever built, as well as the largest self-propelled human-made object ever built. She was sunk during the Iran-Iraq War, but was later salvaged and restored into service.
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  • Digital Dojo: 9 Infographics Worth Checking Out

    … the Knock Nevis Supertanker, a ship that not only sounds like something that would go to war with the Power Rangers, but cost $780 Million in 2003, which is the same as 483,427,128 pounds for our friends in England. Perhaps the most impressive part of this infographic is that there are 28 vehicles featured, all including interesting, in-depth information…

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