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Leslie Spurling 24-01-14 10:44 PM

Unknown at Lowestoft
 
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Leslie Spurling 18-02-20 11:34 PM

Well after six years, I have finally identified her as the CHARGER built 1928 in Bristol. Her IMO No. is 5426687 and she was originally a tanker - SHELL-MEX 8 - but was converted to general cargo in 1957 when she took the name GOREY. She was broken up on Oulton Broad in 1967.

Dierk Bauer 19-02-20 07:59 AM

Hi Leslie, thank you very much for your efforts :top:

Her details and history according to Miramar as follows:

IMO: 5426687
Year: 1928
Name: SHELL MEX 8
Flag: GBR
Type: Tanker
Launch Date: 7.5.28
Date of completion: 6.28
Tons: 349
LPP: 41.5
Country of build: GBR
Beam: 7.3
Builder: Hill & Sons, C.
Location of yard: Bristol
Yard No: 170
Number of
screws/Mchy/ 1 D
Speed(kn):

Subsequent History:
[1957 cv to cargo ship] - 36 SHELBRIT 4 - 52 SHELL DRIVER - 57 GOREY - 63 CHARGER

She was broken up on Oulton Broad in 1967 , corrected by Leslie :top:


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