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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:SERENIAAdded:Mar 16, 2016
Captured:December 30, 1977IMO:5320596Hits:781
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Crude oil tanker. 41,728 grt; 72,571 dwt.
Operator: Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd, London.
Built 1961 by Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd, Newcastle. Yard no. 161
Propulsion: 2 x Vickers-Armstrongs steam turbines of 22,000 shp (total) geared to single screw shaft. Speed: 16 knots.
1987-sold to breakers at Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Arrived 4th September.
Inward bound for Tilbury Tank-cleaning Jetty.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:41,728 tons
Summer DWT:60,829 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1961
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AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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MattyBoy on Feb 13, 2018 19:22 (5 days ago)
Fascinating, thanks very much. I did google it but nothing definite came up, only some old but absorbing photographs.
Bob Scott on Feb 13, 2018 18:45 (5 days ago)
1987, to be exact.
Phil English on Feb 13, 2018 15:36 (5 days ago)
Definitely not. The big scrapyards at Kaohsiung stopped working in the 1980s when the Taiwanese government decided that they were undesirable and cleared the space for port development.
MattyBoy on Feb 13, 2018 12:11 (5 days ago)
Is Kaohsiung still a ship breaking province? I don't tend to hear about it these days.
rogerstone on Feb 13, 2018 10:50 (5 days ago)
When new, this was the flagship of the Shell (UK) fleet
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