TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: VOLVULA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/02/1956
Completed: 10/1956
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1837
Dimensions: 20732grt, 11149nrt, 31000dwt, 659.9 x 84.5 x 34.7ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 187462
History:
10/1956 Shell Bermuda (Overseas) Ltd, London
1958 Soc Shell Maritime, Le Havre
25/04/1984 Broken up
Comments: 25/04/1984: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Chi Shun Hwa Steel


Above photos courtesy of Photoship