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Name: OCTAVIAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 26/10/1953
Completed: 03/1954
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1787
Dimensions: 20211grt, 11852nrt, 31370dwt, 652.2 x 86.4 x 34.9ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, Doxford type, 2SA, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 11000bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1954 Hilmar Reksten, Bergen
1968 Audun Reksten Rederi A/S, Bergen
1971 Renamed ARABRAVE
1973 Vroulidia Cia Nav SA, Panama; renamed AMELIO
27/08/1976 Broken up
Comments: 27/08/1976: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Long John Industry


Above photo as OCTAVIAN courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as AMELIO copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection