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Name: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 31/05/1965
Completed: 01/1966
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 2009
Dimensions: 51642grt, 33535nrt, 95300dwt, 851.3 x 125.3 x 62.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR Geared, 22500shp
Engines by: General Electric Company, Lynn
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.5knots
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1966 Rederi A/S Julian (Hilmar Reksten), Bergen
20/05/1978 Broken up
Comments: 20/05/1978: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
Broken up by Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp


Above photo dated 09/1965 is copyright of Dennis Maccoy. Click HERE to see some launch photos. Use Browser BACK button to return

Above photo dated 09/1965 is copyright of Dennis Maccoy. Click HERE to see some launch photos. Use Browser BACK button to return

Above photo is copyright of Ron Mapplebeck

Above photo is copyright of Albert Weller

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair