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Monday, 20 September 2010


Ship No 487

Killingholme was the second ship in the two ship order from the Shell Mex & B.P. Co Ltd, for a single screw coastal tanker, she was the same size as her sister ship “Hamble” at 1182 tons, with a length B.P. of 202 feet, with beam of 36 feet and 11 inches and a draught of 15 feet and 6 inches.

She was launched from the Leith Shipyards on 30th of July 1964.

Killinghome” had a couple of name changes as well, with the last known name being “Nigerian Star”

1 comment:

Mark said...

Being a merchant seaman for the last 37 years, I find your blog quite interesting.