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Old 24-01-14, 09:44 PM
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Default Unknown at Lowestoft

Any idea on this one? Grateful for suggestions.

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Old 18-02-20, 10:34 PM
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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.
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Hi Leslie, thank you very much for your efforts

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
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