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Basrah Breeze

82m (269') | 1981 Displacing a few 1,660 tonnes at full load, this danish-built yacht was constructed for saddam hussein, who named her qadissayat saddam after an historical iraqi navy victory, but she remained undelivered because of battle. She changed into handed over to saudi arabia in 1988 and renamed al yamamah.

She later bore the name ocean breeze, and it is understood that her possession has since been transferred to the iraqi kingdom and that she has been renamed basrah breeze. Having didn't sell her for a stated asking rate of $30m in january 2009, iraq has so far made no declaration regarding her destiny use. When ultimate pronounced, the yacht became in basra. Builder & naval structure: helsingor vaerft former names: al yamamah, ocean breeze, qadissiyat saddam