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Name: ATHELSTANE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/04/1955
Completed: 09/1955
Builder: Hawthorn, Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 721
Dimensions: 10350dwt, 7517grt, 4015rt, 459.0 x 61.4 x 25.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), Doxford type, 4450bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187109
History:
09/1955 Athel Line Ltd, Liverpool
01/05/1969 Broken up
Comments: Designed for the carriage of molasses
01/05/1969: Arrived at Faslane for breaking up by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd


Above photo copyright of John Wiltshire