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Name: PETER G CAMPBELL
Type: Tank Barge
Launched: 12/04/1933
Completed: 04/1933
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1485
Dimensions: 720grt, 174.0 x 34.0 x 14.9ft; (1935: 836grt, 649nrt, 178.9 x 34.1 x 14.9ft)
Engines: None; (1935: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 8cyl (11.75 x 15.75ins), 891nhp)
Engines by: n/a; (1935: Sulzer Bros, Winterthur)
Propulsion: None; (1935: 2 x Screws)
Reg Number: 161572
History:
04/1933 Florence Transportation Co Ltd, Toronto
1935 Tankers Ltd (Dominion Tankers Ltd, managers), Toronto
1940 Shell Canadian Tankers Ltd, Toronto
1950 Renamed RIVERSHELL
1960 Arthur R Hill, Burlington, Ontario; renamed GOOD HOPE
1961 Emma M Hill, Burlington, Ontario
1962 RW Smith, Toronto
1962 Johnstone Shipping Ltd (British American Oil Co Ltd, managers), Toronto
1962 Renamed B A SENTINEL
1969 Managers became Gulf Oil Co Ltd; renamed GULF SENTINEL
1974 Renamed RIVERSHELL
1976 Broken up
Comments: 1933: The largest all-welded vessel constructed in Europe
1935: Converted to screw propulsion at Montreal
1946: Forward accommodation block added
1962: Converted to a bunkering tanker by Ship Repairs & Supplies Ltd, Toronto
1976: Broken up by United Metals at Hamilton, Ontario


Above photo showing PETER G CAMPBELL leaving the Tyne is courtesy of The Engineer

Above photo as PETER G CAMPBELL copyright of Capt William J Taylor

Above photo as PETER G CAMPBELL copyright of Bowling Green State University

Above photo as GULF SENTINEL courtesy of Photoship