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Name: FARADAY
Type: Liquified Gas Tanker
Launched: 19/06/1970
Completed: 31/12/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 12
Dimensions: 19754grt, 12296nrt, 25150dwt, 178.31 x 26.83 x 15.40metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (760 x 2180mm), Doxford type, 15000bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 341209; IMO 7022148
History:
31/12/1970 Nile Steamship Co (Ocean Gas Transport Ltd, managers), London
1983 Investors in Industry plc, London
1988 3i plc, Hong Kong
28/02/1993 Broken up
Comments: 28/02/1993: Broken up at Guangzhou


Photo as FARADAY copyright of Peter Crichton

Photo as FARADAY courtesy of Peter Schliefke