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  1. Looking for Old Shipmates
    Hello all, I am new to this forum, so I would like to give you a brief intro as to why I am here. My father was a soldier in the Vietnam war and fled Vietnam in 1981 on a boat along with 20-30 other refugees. He left Vietnam April/May 1981 - leaving my mum, my older brother and myself behind...

    BRITANNIA IMO 5356985 1954 completed by Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg-Finkenwerder for Texaco Norway A/S, Oslo 12.915GRT, 18.990tdw, 9.000bhp 2SA 10Cy. MAN, 15kn 1960 renamed TEXACO BRITANNIA, hull painted black 1975 broken up Pusan, S.Korea
  3. River Tyne - Brigham & Cowan Dry Dock

    Two vessels in this photograph are unidentified, other than one is a Texaco ship. Taken in the 60's but not sure when. If anyone can identify these ships please let me know and I'll update the posting.
  4. Texaco Hamburg,1971

    Remember bikes on VLCCs? Broken legs etc etc caused the demise of the bike!
  5. Florida (Texaco)

    FLORIDA Launch Date: 26.8.37 / Date of completion: 10.37 Flag: USA Tons: 8580 LPP: 142.7 / Beam: 19.9 Country of build: USA Builder: Sun Location of yard: Chester, Pa Yard No: 164 Owner as Completed: The Texas Co, Wilmington, Del. End: Panama City 1969 source...
  6. Texaco North Dakota

    She struck an unlit oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico in the late 1970's. All survived the blaze, and the stern was welded to a new bow I believe Note the melted life boat and the slice in the stem.
  7. Texaco Wellington

    Myself taken in January 1976 in Newcastle New South Wales
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