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Name: HELIX
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/01/1953
Completed: 10/1953
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1813
Dimensions: 12144grt, 7034nrt, 17892dwt, 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: 185962
History:
10/1953 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1962 Shell Tankers NV, The Hague; renamed KOSSMATELLA
26/05/1972 Broken up
Comments: 26/05/1972: Arrived at Hsinkang for delivery to Chinese breakers


Above 3 photos as HELIX courtesy of Photoship

Above 3 photos as KOSSMATELLA courtesy of Photoship