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GOLD SHELL

GOLD SHELL

Postcard of the American tanker GOLD SHELL of 1916. She hit a mine in the Bay of Biskayf resulting in bow damage under the waterline. She could reach the port of Blaye and was ultimately repaired at the RDM yard in Rotterdam.

Identification Data
Year built: 1916
Nat. Official Number: 311 Z 'S HAGE

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ID 2213873 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Lpp 125.5 mtr / Beam 16.3 mtr.
Built in 1916 by Harlan & Hollingdworth Shipbuilding Corporation Wilmington DE USA as " GOLD SHELL " for Shell Company of California Wilmington DE USA.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.832 / 3466 / 8.396.
Machinry : Triple Exp.Steam Engine ( 24 , 45 , 74 Stroke 48 ins ) - 2.600 ihp.

1921 Transferred to Shell Line Inc Wilmington DE USA.
1923 Transferred to Gold Shell Steamship Company of New York (Asiatic Petroleum Co (Delaware) Ltd Wilmington as manager) Wilmington DE USA.
1928 Transferred to NV Petroeum Maatschappij " La Corona " The Hague Netherland.
1929 Sold to Victor Jenssens Rederi A/S Oslo Norway,renamed " WILLY".
1941 Sold to Lloyd Brasileiro Rio de Janeriro Brazil,renamed " ITAMARATY ".
1948/12.01 Explosion at Armarzen Rio de Janeiro Brasil.

1948 BU Rio de Janeiro Brasil.




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