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Name: ABBEYDALE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/12/1936
Completed: 03/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1506
Dimensions: 8299grt, 4936nrt, 466.3 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.3ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 165409
History:
03/1937 The Admiralty, London
09/1960 Broken up
Comments: 04/09/1960: Arrived at Barrow-in-Furness for breaking by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

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