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Name: SAXONDALE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/12/1951
Completed: 11/1952
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 13262grt, 8059nrt, 20452dwt, 556.0 x 75.2 x 30.8ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, DR geared to a single shaft, 8300shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 174576
History:
11/1952 Imperial Shipping Investment Co Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda
1956 World Dale Corporation, Monrovia; renamed WORLD DALE
1972 Southern Atlantic Corp Ltd, Monrovia; renamed YVONNE
08/1977 Broken up
Comments: 1962: Converted to bulk carrier at Palmer's Dry Dock. She had a completely
new cargo section, which was longer, wider & deeper than the original.
The new midbody was constructed by Vickers-Armstrongs as contract 528
1962: 15729grt, 10259nrt, 26454dwt
29/08/1977: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Yu Horng Steel & Iron Co


Above photo shows WORLD DALE in Palmer's Dry Dock