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Name: VARICELLA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/07/1958
Completed: 02/1959
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1865
Dimensions: 21843grt, 11548nrt, 33423dwt, 665.0 x 85.3 x 34.5ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 11000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 300838
History:
02/1959 Tanker Finance Ltd, London
1976 Norrona Shipping Co Pty Ltd, Singapore; renamed CHERRY BARON
30/04/1983 Broken up
Comments: 30/04/1983: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Shyeh Sheng Huat


Above photos as VARICELLA courtesy of Photoship