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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, 8cyl (25.5 x 55.25ins), 502nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 167186
History:
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 copyright of Hawthorn Leslie

Above photo copyright of Hawthorn Leslie

Above photo copyright of Emmanuel Makarios