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Name: SAXONMEAD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 23/06/1953
Completed: 11/1953
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 130
Dimensions: 13459grt, 8225nrt, 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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 174578
History:
11/1953 Imperial Shipping Investment Co Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda
1956 Vulcan Shipping Corporation, Monrovia; renamed WORLD MEAD
1966 Union Endeavour Shipping Co, Monrovia; renamed KETTY N
1968 Nimar Shipping Co Ltd, Monrovia; renamed NIMAR
1971 Libra Navigation Corporation, Monrovia
1973 Arras Shipping Co, Piraeus; renamed ARRAS
06/1975 Broken up
Comments: 06/1975: Broken up at Gadani Beach


Above photo as NIMAR copyright of Bob Scott