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Photographer:emdee [View profile]Title:CALTEX ROMEAdded:Sep 15, 2020
Location:Tyne, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
A T2-SE-A1 type completed in 1945 as SIDELING HILL by the Alabama Shipbuilding Corp., Mobile, for the US Government
1947 Sold to the Overseas Tankship Corp., name unchanged. Panamanian flagged
1953 Renamed CALTEX ROME
1954 Registered to Overseas Tankships (UK) Ltd., London. Name unchanged
1968 Registered to Texaco Overseas Tankships Ltd., London. Renamed TEXACO ROME
1968 Jumboised at Yokohama
1981 Sold for demolition to Kuo Dar Steel & Iron Enterprises, demolished at Kaohsiung

Pictured departing the Tyne after dry-docking 23/09/61

Image copyright emdee 2020
Vessel Identification
Name:Texaco Rome
Former name(s):
- Sideling Hill (Until 1953)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Oil Products Tanker
Gross tonnage:13,892 tons
Summer DWT:23,687 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1945
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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emdee on Sep 16, 2020 07:49 (11 days ago)
Thanks for your kind remarks gentlemen.
I believe the flag hoist she is flying indicate she will be compass adjusting off the river mouth
Jim McQuarrie on Sep 16, 2020 07:14 (11 days ago)
Fantastic emdee
volker1948 on Sep 16, 2020 07:10 (11 days ago)
Great picture,emdee! Thanks for posting.Best wishes to the river Tyne,Volker.
Allan RO on Sep 15, 2020 20:31 (11 days ago)
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