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Name: DARONIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/12/1938
Completed: 02/1939
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 617
Dimensions: 12000dwt, 8139grt, 4784nrt, 465.3 x 59.3 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, Werkspoor type, 8cyl (650 x 1400mm), 502nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 167186
History:
21/02/1939 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Company restyled as Shell Petroleum Co Ltd
1960 Management became Shell Tankers Ltd, London
29/11/1960 Broken up
Comments: 29/11/1960: Broken up at Hong Kong by Fourseas Enterprising Co Ltd


Above photo is copyright of Hawthorn Leslie

Above photo is copyright of Hawthorn Leslie

Above photo is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo is copyright of Emmanuel Makarios

Sunderland Daily Echo, Monday, 19/12/1938