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Name: CANTO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 11/07/1958
Completed: 11/1958
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 150
Dimensions: 16710grt, 9521nrt, 25721dwt, 615.6 x 80.4 x 32.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6600bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineering) Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1958 A/S Jensenís Rederi IV (Wangen & Christiansen), Arendal
1968 Henry Nielsen A/B O/Y,Helsinki; renamed SIROCCO
1982 Associated Euro Atlantic Shipping Corp, Panama; renamed ALINA P
07/1985 Broken up
Comments: 09/07/1985: Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up by Karnafully Metal Works


Above photo as CANTO copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as CANTO copyright of the Aust-Agder Museum

Above photo as CANTO copyright of the Aust-Agder Museum

Above photo as SIROCCO copyright of Gordon Dalzell