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Name: VOLVATELLA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/09/1956
Completed: 12/1956
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 731
Dimensions: 32308dwt, 20801grt, 11311nrt, 659.9 x 84.5 x 35.9ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines (1 x HP & 1 x LP), 14500shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187515
History:
12/1956 Shell Bermuda (Overseas) Ltd, London
02/06/1975 Broken up
Comments: 02/06/1975: Arrived at Tadotsu for breaking up by Miyachi Salvage Co


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

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Above photo is copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo is copyright of Malcolm Donnelly