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Name: CALTEX BAHRAIN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 16/12/1952
Completed: 06/1953
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 707
Dimensions: 17500dwt, 11804grt, 6749nrt, 544.5 x 70.0 x 30.3ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185893
History:
06/1953 Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd, London
1968 Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd, London; renamed TEXACO BAHRAIN
25/08/1971 Broken up
Comments: 25/08/1971: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Li Chong Steel & Iron Co