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Tuesday, December 15, 2009


                                                      Photo Credits: Clive Fisher

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British Shell Tanker 'H' Class

Photo Credits: Don Ross Collection
Entering Port Adelaide Outer Harbor

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This vessel, a British Shell Tanker was a very good job, she went to a multitude of ports, was comfortable and a black oil tanker. Anyone who has worked on tankers back in the old days liked the black oil tankers rather than the white spirits vessels, simply because the valves etc were easy to turn and every thing worked very freely as per on the others the lubrication dried up and consequently the valves were much more difficult to rotate.