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Photographer:emdee [View profile]Title:PLATIDIAAdded:Mar 27, 2020
Captured:IMO:5279632Hits:766
Location:Tyne, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Description:
Completed in 1955 by Deutsche Werft, Hamburg, for Curacaosche Petroleum Maats (Holland) but transferred to British registry (Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd.) six months after her completion.
She and her sister PLAGIOLA were bitumen tankers initially operating out of Curacao and Aruba.

Looking in pristine condition thanks to the workforce at Brigham & Cowans, South Shields, where she was dry-docked for voyage repairs and painting, departing the river in May 1972.

Image copyright emdee 2020
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IMO:5279632
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Photo Comments (4)

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emdee on Mar 28, 2020 14:16 (2 months ago)
Thanks for the interest shown in my photo's. It is appreciated.
Graham Darling on Mar 28, 2020 14:05 (2 months ago)
The best photo of Platidia I have ever seen thankyou Emdee..Was my last ship before coming shore side in 1973
will be making this photo my desktop
ChasB46 on Mar 28, 2020 10:33 (2 months ago)
First time I've ever commented on a photo. A "cracker". Brings back memories of Shell tankers at Shell & BP Hamble in the mid 50's plus.
jackosan on Mar 28, 2020 00:03 (2 months ago)
great photo!
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