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Name: CLUTHA RIVER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/11/1951
Completed: 01/06/1952
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 711
Dimensions: 18510dwt, 12323grt, 7061nrt, 557.1 x 70.3 x 30.7ft (*)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl (725 x 2250mm)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184644
History:
01/06/1952 British Empire Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd), London
1966 Marguardia Cia Naviera SA, Chios; renamed ARES III
21/03/1970 Broken up
Comments: 21/03/1970: Broken up at Shanghai, China
(*) Dimensions are: Length OA, Extreme Breadth and Draft.


Above photo as CLUTHA RIVER courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as CLUTHA RIVER copyright of Tim Turner