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Serenia

Postby GDTURNER » Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:16 pm

The date I have is June 1961 but somebody may be able to confirm an exact (or correct) date?
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Re: Serenia

Postby northeast » Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:23 pm

A very fine view of her .... completion was in July 1961 but this could well be a June sailing for trials.
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Re: Serenia

Postby magoonigal » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:11 pm

Completed by Vickers Armstrong's, Walker as Yard Number 161 for Shell Tankers UK Ltd.
42,082 Gross. 25,124 Net. 67,850 Dwt.
Twin Steam Turbines by Vicker's Barrow giving her a speed of 16 Kts.
Appears to have worked out East before arriving in Brunei Bay for Lay-up in May 1975.
In 1977 she was taken in hand by the Verolme Shipyard in Rotterdam and converted into a North Sea Shuttle Tanker.
Arrived Kaohsiung for Scrap, 4th September 1987.
Paul Hood. + WSS Tyneside Branch Hon Sec.
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Re: Serenia

Postby teesships » Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:51 pm

Shell Terminal, River Tees, circa July 1979. Slide by Albert Weller:
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Re: Serenia

Postby TEESMAN » Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:55 pm

SERENIA on the Tees
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22.09.81 Photo Michael Green
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23.03.82 Photo Michael Green
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Photo Michael Green
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13.08.83 Photo Michael Green
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Re: Serenia

Postby teesships » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:54 pm

River Tees - 30 March 1980:
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A general view taken from Tees Dock of activity further down-river.

The larger vessel to the left at Phillips Oil Jetties is VANESSA (7110103), Norway, 55062gt, completed Landskrona 6-1971
1971 VANESSA - 1983 OBO EMPRESS - 1987 NORMAN TRADER - 1990 LINARDOS
BU Alang 18.6.94, beached 8.7.94 [Apollo Vikas Steel]

Inward bound mid-river is the SERENIA (5320596), 41728gt, completed Vickers-Armstrongs 7-1961
BU Kaohsiung 4.9.87 [Richian Steel Industrial Co]

To the right, on Redcar Ore Terminal is ARIEL (7104960), Norway, 60483gt, completed Fredrikstad 3-1971
1971 ARIEL - 1982 GOOD ENDEAVOUR - 1983 AMBASSADOR - 1985 EUROPA
BU Gadani Beach 5.3.98

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