Left the river 11 April 1962 in tow of TRADESMAN and SEAMAN. Broken up 20 Apr 1962 at Blyth.
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Oyster Company ledger first payment 6 wks 2 days compensation 4 January 1958 to W. Fieldgate & Son. Last payment 1 week 4 days on 11 April 1962.
Anglo Saxon Petroleum Co. Ltd.
Above: HELICINA, one of a pair of fast tankers owned by Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company (Shell tankers). Built 1946 and scrapped after she left the River Blackwater in April 1962. Date: 1959. Source: Mersea Museum / Ian Clarke Collection
Above: Shell tankers laid up in the River Blackwater. HELICINA on the left, HYALINA on the right. Date: 1959. Source: Mersea Museum / David Boddington Collection