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Name: NUCULANA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/07/1942
Completed: 09/1942
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 649
Dimensions: 8179grt, 4767nrt, 465.3 x 59.3 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 8cyl (25.6 x 55.3ins), 502nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 168306
History:
09/1942 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1958 North Bulk Carriers Ltd. (Angel Yllera, Santander), Monrovia; renamed AVE
29/03/1968 Broken up
Comments: 1959: Converted to a bulk carrier, 5449grt, 12019dwt
29/03/1968: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up