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Photographer:Paul Strathdee [View profile]Title:LEPETAAdded:Aug 05, 2005
Photo Category: Crude Oil Tankers
LEPETA was one of the series of 300000dwt approx VLCCs built for Shell in the mid 1970s by Harland & Wolff at Belfast.Can/t remember all her sisters but LAMPAS,LIMA spring to mind.
This was taken in June 1976 from atop of UGANDA/S bridge,there disembarking schoolchildren following a cruise.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Crude Oil Tanker
Gross tonnage:153,687 tons
Summer DWT:317,996 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1976
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Paul Strathdee on Jul 05, 2005 10:42 (12 years ago)
Glad it brought back memories-just shows how tankers increased in size over the years.
Jim Gallacher on Jul 02, 2005 21:23 (12 years ago)
Thanks Paul for this great picture, My first ship was the 9000ton Shell tanker Limatula, the 2nd Limatula was a 320000 ton giant probably a sister ship of the Lepeta.
Jim Gallacher
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