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Name: HELICINA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/04/1946
Completed: 10/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1711
Dimensions: 12167grt, 7232nrt, 18100dwt, 583.5 x 70.2 x 31.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines with electric drive
Engines by: British Thomson-Houston Co Ltd, Rugby
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180983
History:
10/1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1960 Shell Tankers Ltd, London
20/04/1962 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as OLEANDER for The Admiralty
20/04/1962: Arrived at Blyth for breaking by Hughes Bolckow Ltd


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