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Name: DIPLODON
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/06/1941
Completed: 10/1941
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 632
Dimensions: 8149grt, 4770nrt, 465.3 x 59.3 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 8cyl (25.6 x 55.3ins), 502nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 168215
History:
10/1941 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
28/08/1960 Broken up
Comments: 28/08/1960: Arrived at Hong Kong for breaking up by Leung Yau Trading Co