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Name: EMPIRE TESLIN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/10/1945
Completed: 04/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1842
Dimensions: 980grt, 533nrt, 988dwt, 201.2 x 34.2 x 13.1ft; (1954: 1157grt, 240,6ft)
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22.75 & 38 x 27), 145nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 169208
History:
04/1946 Ministry of Transport (Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd), Newcastle
1946 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London; renamed FRAGUM
1948 Shell-Mex & BP Ltd, London; renamed SHELBRIT 8
1952 Renamed SHELL SUPPLIER
1967 Marine Water Supply Co Ltd, Piraeus; renamed SOFIA
05/05/1971 Broken up
Comments: 1954: Lengthened to 240.6ft
05/05/1971: Breaking up commenced at Perama by M Constantinides


Above photos as SHELL SUPPLIER courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as SHELL SUPPLIER courtesy of Bobby Sinclair

Above photo as SHELL SUPPLIER courtesy of John Gillespie