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Name: CALTEX BAHRAIN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/12/1952
Completed: 06/1953
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 707
Dimensions: 17500dwt, 11804grt, 6749nrt, 544.4 x 70.3 x 30.3ft (*)
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185893
History:
06/06/1953 Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd, London
1968 Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd, London; renamed TEXACO BAHRAIN
25/08/1971 Broken up
Comments: 25/08/1971: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
1971: Broken up by Li Chong Steel & Iron Co
(*) Dimensions are Length OA, Breadth extreme & Draught summer


Above photo as CALTEX BAHRAIN is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CALTEX BAHRAIN is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CALTEX BAHRAIN is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CALTEX BAHRAIN is courtesy of Photoship