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Name: CARONI
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/05/1928
Completed: 05/1928
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 983
Dimensions: 3164grt, 1671nrt, 325.0 x 55.2 x 16.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (14.5, 24 & 39.5 x 27ins), 248nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1928 Venezuelan Gulf Oil Co Inc, Maracaibo
1937 Mene Grande Oil Co CA, Maracaibo
1960 Juan Rojas Montes, Maracaibo
1963 Broken up
Comments: 1963: Broken up at Panama City, Florida
Diverted due to leaking while en route to Italian breakers