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Name: SAN CLAUDIO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 23/12/1927
Completed: 02/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1034
Dimensions: 5873grt, 1402nrt, 396.4 x 55.0 x 15.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (14, 23 & 38 x 24ins), 226hp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160358
History:
02/1928 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1931 Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London
1949 Cia de Nav Shell-Mex SA, Buenos Aires; renamed SHELLNAVE
1955 Cia de Nav Shell SA, Buenos Aires
1961 Estrella Maritima SA de Nav y Com, Buenos Aires
1972 Shell Cia Argentina de Petroleo SA, Buenos Aires
1983 Broken up
Comments: 1983: Broken up at Buenos Aires


Photo as SHELLNAV courtesy of Richard Cox