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Name: WILTSHIRE
Type: Liquefied Gas Carrier
Launched: 16/04/1968
Completed: 09/1968
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 766
Dimensions: 12320dwt, 10036grt, 5630nrt, 497.8 x 70.2 x 27.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 4cyl (760 x 2180mm), Doxford type, 8380bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 334247
History:
09/1968 Bibby Line Ltd (Bibby Bros & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1973 Bibby Freighters Ltd, Liverpool
1981 Bibby Transport Ltd, Hong Kong
1994 Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Co, Bahrain; renamed ZALLAQ
05/11/1997 Broken up
Comments: 1968: Before completion, Hawthorn Leslie became part of Swan Hunter & Tyne SB Ltd
1984: On charter to McIlwraith McEacharn Ltd, Melbourne
1990: Returned to owners
05/11/1997: Broken up at Alang


Above photo copyright of George Robinson