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Name: ATHELKING
Type: Tanker
Launched: 25/08/1949
Completed: 01/1950
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 697
Dimensions: 15632dwt, 11183grt, 6516nrt, 522.6 x 67.2 x 35.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 890mn
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183757
History:
11/01/1950 Athel Line Ltd, Liverpool
02/08/1962 Broken up
Comments: Designed for the carriage of molasses in bulk
02/08/1962: Arrived at Valencia for breaking up


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