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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 Days was Court Line's first ship using the new "Halcyon" prefix and the company's first tanker.

She was acquired from another company, had a service life of 19 years and was broken up in 1976.

Basic Data[edit]
  • Type: Tanker
  • Registered owners,managers and operators: A/S Oljefart & Skibs A/S Motortank - Managers Harry Borthen & Co. Ltd.
  • Builders: Marinens Hovedverft
  • Yard: Horten
  • Country: Norway
  • Yard number: 142
  • Registry: N/K
  • Official number: 304730
  • Signal letters: N/K
  • Call sign: N/K
  • Classification society: N/K
  • Gross tonnage: 12,596
  • Net tonnage: 7,176
  • Deadweight: N/K
  • Length: 531.16 ft
  • Breadth: 71.83 ft
  • Depth: 39.25 ft
  • Draught: N/K
  • Engines: Doxford type 6 cylinder 2.S.A Oil engine
  • Engine builders: Marinens Hovedverft
  • Works: Horten
  • Country: Norway
  • Power: N/K
  • Propulsion: Single screw
  • Speed: 14.5 knots
  • Capacity: N/K
  • Crew: N/K

Career Highlights[edit]
  • 21 Oct 1957: Launched as Edith Borthen
  • 12 Jun 1958: Completed
  • 1968: Acquired by Court Line Ltd.-Haldin & Co. Ltd. Managers- and renamed Halcyon Days
  • 1974: Sold to Las Minas Cia. Nav. Panamena S.A Panama - Managers - Soc d'Etudes et de Gestion, Monte Carlo, Monaco and renamed Halcon
  • 24 Nov 1976: Arrived to be broken up by Hierros Ardes at Gandia, Spain

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 barny

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