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Contents
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Basic Data
  • 3 Career Highlights
  • 4 Service History
  • 5 External resources
  • 6 Images
  • 7 Main contributors
Introduction[edit]

Halcyon Breeze was managed by Court Line for 8 years of her working life whilst she was under charter to the UK Ministry of Defence.

Launched in 1964 she had a service life of 18 years during which she changed hands and name on three occasions before being broken up in 1982.

Basic Data[edit]
  • Type: Tanker
  • Registered owners,managers and operators: Caribbean Tankers Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas - Managers Court Line Ltd.
  • Builders: Hitachi Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd.
  • Yard: Innoshima
  • Country: Japan
  • Yard number: 4009
  • Registry: N/K
  • Official number: 305968
  • Signal letters: N/K
  • Call sign: N/K
  • Classification society: N/K
  • Gross tonnage: 42,343
  • Net tonnage: 28,288
  • Deadweight: N/K
  • Length: 761.46 ft
  • Breadth: 117.66 ft
  • Depth: 55.78 ft
  • Draught: N/K
  • Engines: 6 Cylinder 2-S.A. Oil engine
  • Engine builders: Hitachi Zosen
  • Works: Osa
  • Country: Japan
  • Power: N/K
  • Propulsion: Single screw
  • Speed: 15.5 knots
  • Capacity: N/K
  • Crew: N/K

Career Highlights[edit]
  • 1964: Launched
  • Apr 1964 Completed
  • 1967: Chartered to Ministry of Defence, London and converted into a fleet replenishment ship and renamed Derwentdale for the duration of the charter
  • 1975: Sold to Arabian Maritime Transport Co. Ltd., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - managers Shipping Management SAM, Monte Carlo, Monaco, and renamed Alnadji
  • 9 May 1982 (approx): Arrived for breaking up by Gi Yen Steel Enterprise Co. Ltd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Service History[edit]

No information currently available apart from changes of owners and name.

External resources[edit]
  1. Miramar Ship Index: [1]
  2. Information extracted from Lloyds Registers
  3. Norman Middlemiss: Travel of the Tramps - Twenty Tramp Fleets ISBN: 1871128021

Images[edit]

Image 1: SN Gallery photo supplied by George.GM

Main contributors[edit]
  1. Basic research and construction of entry by Benjidog
  2. Hstory and basic details by John Powell and Clive Ketley
 
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