CASTELROSSO

CASTELROSSO

Postby Tony Frost » Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:04 pm

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Re: CASTELROSSO

Postby magoonigal » Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:48 am

Just a wee bit altered from her days as a Collier.

Yard Number 401. Launched for the British Electricity Authority, London on the 5th December 1949.

1,362 Gross. 1,700 Dwt.

66 CASTELROSSO.
67 Lengthened and converted to a Tanker. 1,594 Gross. The Bridge was placed aft.
94 ROSSO.

Broken up Alang. Arriving 16th February 1994.
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Re: CASTELROSSO

Postby northeast » Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:00 pm

Two of her as MENDIP on the Ouse, by Charlie Hill
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Re: CASTELROSSO

Postby magoonigal » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:39 pm

It looks like they just cut off her Bridge and moved it aft. She was also fitted with an 8 Cy Sulzer at the same time.

Length increased from 235 ft to 247 ft. I wonder if they took out her complete mid-section and inserted a new mid complete with Tanks.
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