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Name: ACOSTA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/12/1927
Completed: 03/1928
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 980
Dimensions: 2634grt, 1502nrt, 305.0 x 50.2 x 16.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 227nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1928 Venezuelan Gulf Oil Co Inc, Maracaibo
1937 Mene Grande Oil Co CA, Maracaibo
1947 Caribbean Petroleum Co Ltd, Maracaibo
1950 Shell Caribbean Petroleum Co Ltd, Maracaibo
30/06/1954 Broken up
Comments: 30/06/1954: Arrived at Ghent for breaking by Van Heyghen Frères