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Name: VELUTINA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/04/1950
Completed: 08/1950
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1793
Dimensions: 18666grt, 11187nrt, 28220dwt, 619.0 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: 183305
History:
08/1950 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1955 Shell Petroleum Co Ltd, London
1960 Shell Tankers Ltd, London
1964 Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd, London
1971 Broken up
Comments: 1971: Aft part broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht
Forepart converted into an oil rig maintenance barge for
Heerema Engineering & renamed CHAMPION


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

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