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Name: THAMESFIELD
Type: Tanker
Launched: 11/12/1958
Completed: 04/1959
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 734
Dimensions: 32300dwt, 20743grt, 10571nrt, 659.9 x 84.7 x 34.8ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 13000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186887
History:
04/1959 Hunting (Eden) Tankers Ltd (Hunting & Son Ltd), Newcastle
10/01/1976 Broken up
Comments: 10/01/1976: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo copyright of Norman Dunn

Above: At the breakers. Photo courtesy of George Robinson