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Old 2nd April 2006, 20:52
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Shell Tanker 'varicella'

Would be very grateful if one of our experts could please advise me as to whether the Shell Tanker 'Varicella' (she would have been built I think in the 1960's) was broken up or whether she was sold by Shell for further trading.
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Peter,

Some info on the 1959 built Varicella here:
http://www.helderline.nl/tankers/408/Varicella/
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Originally Posted by Peter4447
Would be very grateful if one of our experts could please advise me as to whether the Shell Tanker 'Varicella' (she would have been built I think in the 1960's) was broken up or whether she was sold by Shell for further trading.
Many thanks.
Peter

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Name Varicella
Ex. name(s)
Imo number 5376703
Year of construction 1959
Discarded in 1976
Status Sold
Class V
Tonnage 35.793
Yard Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Construction number 1865
Cargo Crude and white oil products
Flag Great Britain
Callsign GBGA
Owner Shell Tankers U.K.

She was renamed Cherry Baron of Norse Management. Last record I have she was still under this name in 1979 after that ??

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Old 3rd April 2006, 09:46
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Varicella, (1959-1976 for Shell Tankers UK).
Sold (1976-1983 to Norrona Shipping Co.Pte. Ltd. Singapore, renamed Cherry Baron). Scrapped 30/04/1983, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Old 3rd April 2006, 11:50
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Thank you Gentlemen for the information - I am most grateful.
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