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Name: SAXONGLEN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/12/1952
Completed: 05/1953
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 129
Dimensions: 13321grt, 7947nrt, 20433dwt, 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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 174577
History:
05/1953 Imperial Shipping Investment Co Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda
1956 World Glen Corporation, Monrovia; renamed WORLD GLEN
1966 Adamantia Shipping Corporation, Monrovia; renamed ADAMANTIA
1970 Pylareaux Maritime SA, Monrovia; renamed PYLAREAUX
03/1973 Broken up
Comments: 10/10/1972: Damaged by stranding and fire on Lavan Island
30/03/1973: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Hua Eng Copper & Industrial Co