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Name: VELLETIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 31/10/1951
Completed: 05/1952
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1805
Dimensions: 18661grt, 11187nrt, 28132dwt, 643.4 x 80.7 x 34.2ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 184585
History:
05/1952 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd, London
21/12/1968 Broken up
Comments: 21/12/1968: Arrived at Castellon for breaking up


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