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Name: CAPSA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/07/1931
Completed: 10/1931
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 580
Dimensions: 8229grt, 4826nrt, 451.3 x 62.0 x 34.1ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SCSA, Werkspoor type, 6cyl (630 x 1100mm), 714nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162649
History:
09/10/1931 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1948 Evan Thomas, Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff; renamed LLANARTH
1951 Cia Atlantica Pacifica SA, (Tidewater Commercial), Panama; renamed BRIDGEWATER
03/10/1959 Broken up
Comments: 03/10/1959: Arrived at Osaka for breaking up
04/10/1959: Breaking up commenced by Okada Salvage Co


Above photo showing CAPSA in dock at Wellington in 1942 is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo as LLANARTH is courtesy of George Robinson

Shields Daily News, Saturday, 18/07/1931