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Name: CALTEX NEWCASTLE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/11/1957
Completed: 06/1958
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 732
Dimensions: 18130dwt, 12478grt, 7176nrt, 559.0 x 71.4 x 30.1ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, 8400shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187787
History:
06/1958 Tanker Finance (UK) Ltd ( Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd), London
1968 Renamed TEXACO NEWCASTLE
1977 Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd, London
15/07/1977 Broken up
Comments: 15/07/1977: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolkow Ltd


Above photo as CALTEX NEWCASTLE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as TEXACO NEWCASTLE copyright of Harold Appleyard

Above photo as TEXACO NEWCASTLE, dated 30/04/1977, is copyright of Michael Green