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Name: CURRO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 31/08/1955
Completed: 12/1955
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 144
Dimensions: 16656grt, 9548nrt, 25315dwt, 615.6 x 80.3 x 32.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 7200bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineering) Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1955 A/S Jensenís Rederi II (Wangen & Christiansen), Arendal
1958 Marlow Wangen & Petter Christiansen, Arendal became managers
1968 Transatlantica de Nav SA, Panama: renamed CALAIS
08/1976 Broken up
Comments: 23/08/1976: Arrived at Villanueva y Geltru for breaking up
29/08/1976: Work commenced at Salvamento y Demolicion Naval SA


Above photo as CURRO copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum

Above photo as CURRO courtesy of Jan Tore Knudsen