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Name: EMPIRE FLINT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 29/03/1941
Completed: 08/1941
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1601
Dimensions: 8129grt, 4575nrt, 468.4 x 59.4 x 27.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins)
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 165814
History:
08/1941 Ministry of War Transport (Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd), London
1945 Tankers Ltd (Athel Line Ltd), London; renamed ATHELSTANE
1952 Skibs A/S Vaholm (Holmen & Vaboen), Kristiansand; renamed OAKLEY
1957 Holmens Rederi A/S & Vaboens Rederi A/S, Kristiansand
1960 Harald A Moller A/S (Torvald Klaveness), Oslo
02/1961 Broken up
Comments: 02/1961: Delivered to Eckhardt & Co for breaking up at Hamburg


Above photo as ATHELSTANE courtesy of Photoship