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Name: HELCION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/07/1954
Completed: 12/1954
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1815
Dimensions: 12091grt, 6929nrt, 17910dwt, 555.9 x 69.5 x 29.8ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines + electric drive
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend & BTH Ltd, Rugby
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 186169
History:
12/1954 Shell Bermuda (Overseas) Ltd, London
27/06/1968 Broken up
Comments: 27/06/1968: Arrived at Castellon for breaking up


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