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Name: SHELL WELDER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/11/1954
Completed: 17/03/1955
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 569grt, 202nrt, 170.9 x 29.7 x 10.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (265 x 345mm), 570bhp
Engines by: Crossley Bros Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186210
History:
17/03/1955 Shell-Mex & BP Ltd
1973 Pounds Shipowners and Shipbreakers Ltd, Portsmouth
1974 Northwood (Fareham) Ltd; renamed STEEL WELDER
1991 Broken up
Comments: 1974: Converted into a sand dredger
1991: Broken up at Otterham Quay


Above photo after conversion but before renaming copyright of John D Hill