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The Chiba yard of Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding delivered the second in a series of three single screw, 149 686 dwt Suezmax tankers to the Bermuda-based owner, London & Overseas Freighters at the end of May. This latest vessel, LONDON GLORY, is a similar vessel to LONDON PRIDE which was handed over to Mitsui in July 1993. The third vessel, LONDON SPLENDOUR, will be delivered in early December. All three vessels have double skinned hulls and an oil tight longitudinal centreline bulkhead. Principal particulars of LONDON GLORY are: propulsion 1 x Mitsui-B&W 6S70MC length, overall 269.00m length, between perpendiculars 258.00m breadth, moulded 23.90m depth, moulded 46.00m draught, summer 16.86m tonnage, deadweight 149 686t speed, service 14.92 knots speed, trial 15.6 knots crew 34

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Motor Ship, v 75 n 900, July 1995, p 46 [4 p, 5 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Ryle, M
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717352
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM