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Name: OILSHIPPER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/06/1927
Completed: 07/1927
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1234
Dimensions: 5525grt, 3285nrt, 410.0 x 53.5 x 30.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 482nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 149872
History:
07/1927 British Oil Shipping Co Ltd (AA Rapp), London
1936 NG Nicolaou, Piraeus; renamed MARIA NICOLAOU
1937 Renamed NICOLAOU MARIA
01/1955 Broken up
Comments: 01/1955: Delivered for breaking up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht


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