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TEXACO NEWCASTLE

TEXACO NEWCASTLE

The 1958 Newcastle built tanker TEXACO NEWCASTLE passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth exactly fifty years ago today, on 11th May 1969

EX-CALTEX NEWCASTLE-68
Arrived Blyth 15.7.77 to be broken up

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IMO 5058662 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa x Beam - 170.42 x 21.77 mtr.
Built in 1958 by Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd Hebburn United Kingdom as " CALTEX NEWCASTLE " Tanker Finance (UK) Ltd (Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd London as manager ) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw : 12.478 / 7.176 / 18.130.
Machinery : Hawthorn Leslie Steamturbine (HP+LP) - 8.400 shp.

1968 Renamed " TEXACO NEWCASTLE ".
1977 Sold/Transferred to Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd London United Kingdom.

15/07/1977: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolkow Ltd Blyth United Kingdom.




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