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Name: EL LOBO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/12/1958
Completed: 05/1959
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1911
Dimensions: 12078grt, 6784nrt, 16600dwt, 547.4 x 72.8 x 29.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6250bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Reg Number: 300890
History:
05/1959 Lobitos Oilfields Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
1968 Burmah Oil Trading Ltd (Bowring SS Co Ltd), London
29/06/1976 Broken up
Comments: 29/06/1976: Arrived at Faslane for breaking up by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd


Above photo is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

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Above photo, dated 03/1976, is copyright of Michael Green