british Shell Tankers N.V. MV Neritopsis [+1956]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1946
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8231  grt
dimensions 147.19 x 18.01 x 10.3 m
material steel
engine diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 3500  h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 83
IMO/Off. no. 180975
call sign
GLFF  
GLFF
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 16/11/1956  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 669
about people
builder
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co., Scotstoun
engine by
Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
last owner
[1]Shell Tankers N.V., 's Gravenhage
MV Neritopsis [+1956]
period 1955 ~ 1956
IMO/Off. no.: 180975
call sign: 
GLFF
prev. owners
[2]Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co. Ltd., London
MV Neritopsis
period 1946 ~ 1955
IMO/Off. no.: 180975
call sign: 
GLFF
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.) 110 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 01/07/2008
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 16/11/2013
 
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Allen Tony01/07/2008Neritopsis MV was a British Motor Tanker of 8,231 tons built in 1946 by Blythswood Shipbuilding Company, Scotstoun, Yard No 83 for the Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company.

In 1955 she was purchased by the Shell Petroleum Company.

On the 16th November 1956 she ran aground off Palawan Island and sank the following day.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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About Owners
 
Shell Tankers N.V., 's Gravenhage

Founded in 1955, Shell Tankers N.V. is a Shell subsidiary with headquarters in ’s Gravenhage and shipping from Rotterdam.
 
About Builders
 Kincaid John G. & Co., Greenock
Clark Kincaid Co. Greenock, was originaljy John G. Kincaids Co. Ltd. (Marine Engineers)
 
 
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