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Name: SERENIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/10/1960
Completed: 07/1961
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 161
Dimensions: 42082grt, 25124nrt, 67850dwt, 817.9 x 113.0 x 43.4ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared to 1 shaft, 22000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineering) Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 302698
History:
07/1961 Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd, London
09/1987 Broken up
Comments: 1977: Converted into a shuttle tanker for servicing offshore installations
Conversion carried out by the Verolme Shipyard in Rotterdam
04/09/1987: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Richian Steel Industrial Co


Above photo copyright of Graeme Turner

Above: In dock at Singapore. Photo courtesy of Alexander Birt

Above: In dock at Singapore. Photo courtesy of Alexander Birt

Above photo copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo copyright of Robert Durrant

Above photo copyright of Bob Scott