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Name: HALIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/08/1957
Completed: 03/1958
Builder: Hawthorn, Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 730
Dimensions: 18200dwt, 12183grt, 6931nrt, 555.8 x 69.4 x 29.8ft (*)
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187730
History:
03/1958 Tanker Finance Ltd, London
28/08/1985 Broken up
Comments: Tanker Finance Ltd was part of the Shell Group
28/10/1969: Converted at Cardiff to a lightening tanker
28/08/1985: Broken up at San Esteban de Pravia by Desguaces Aviles
(*) Dimensions are: Length OA, Extreme Breadth and Draft


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo after conversion. Photo copyright of Ray Perry