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Name: BOLIVAR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/05/1927
Completed: 07/1927
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 971
Dimensions: 2651grt, 1517nrt, 305.3 x 50.2 x 16.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (13.5, 23 & 37 x 27ins), 210nhp; (1959: Oil engines, 2 x 12cyl (8.5 x 10in))
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland; (1959: General Motors Corporation, Ohio)
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149436
History:
05/07/1927 Venezuelan Gulf Oil Co, Newcastle
1927 Registered at Maracaibo
1937 Mene Grande Oil Co CA, Maracaibo
1955 Ponghan Industrial Co Ltd, Pusan
1956 Daiyang Shipping Co Ltd, Pusan; renamed PUNG YANG
18/03/1963 Broken up
Comments: 1956: PUNG YANG also seen as one word PUNGYANG
01/1959: Re-engined with General Motors engines made in 1944
18/03/1963: Arrived at Pusan for breaking up
Broken up by Korea SB & Eng Corp at Pusan