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"Theliconus", ex. "Paulo Duro".
"Theliconus", ex. "Paulo Duro".
"Theliconus", ex. "Paulo Duro".
"Theliconus", ex. "Paulo Duro".

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 323. UMSC No. 2048. Off. nr. 247180.
Keel laid 03-11-1944. Launched 08-01-1945. Completed 30-01-1945. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
PALO DURO-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
THELICONUS-1947 for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company, London, Great Britain.
THELICONUS-1955 for Shell Petroleum Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
THELICONUS-1960 for Shell Tankers Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Additional Reports:
Reported Theliconus sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Dalmuir 29 May 1962 to be broken up. [ By W.H. Arnott Young & Co. ]