TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: SAN TIRSO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 20/08/1913
Completed: 09/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 927
Dimensions: 6236grt, 3951nrt, 420.6 x 54.6 x 32.4ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 35, 50.5 & 73 x 51ins), 554nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135267
History:
09/1913 Eagle Oil Transport Co Ltd, London
1930 Company restyled as Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd , London
1937 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1945 Renamed KELLIELLA
1947 Shell Co of Gibraltar Ltd, London
31/07/1953 Broken up
Comments: 1937: Sold for use as a depot ship in the Gareloch
1939: Refitted for ocean service
1947: Sold for use as a hulk at Gibraltar
31/07/1953: Broken up at Troon by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co


Photo courtesy of Clive Ketley