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SAURIA    stern view
Ships and Harbours
No: 19549   Contributor: Alan Harris   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
SAURIA stern view

BUNKERING TANKER. Seen inbound on the Tyne to A&P Hebburn for details see bow view. Photo taken 6.4.2012.

See also picture #19550
Picture added on 23 April 2012 at 15:18
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Looks like the same design as the RMAS tankers , indeed it may be one of them sold off.

Added by Dave Forbes on 24 April 2012.
Yes I think it was under its former name of Oilstone it maybe on something like its third owner. Regards Alan.

Added by ALAN HARRIS on 25 April 2012.
You are correct regarding the ex R.M.A.S.connection David, along with its sister ship Musca [ex Oilfield]they are now owned by Allenton shipping of Felixstowe and have been re-flagged in Malta [see Your Boats pic 5931]
Best regards Andy.

Added by Andy Wilson on 17 July 2012.
All three have been on the Tyne recently Sauria ex Oilstone, Musca ex Oilfield and Culex ex Oilpress {your boat photos 5915}.All appeared to be flying the flag of Sierra Leone with port of registration as Freetown. Regards Alan.

Added by Alan Harris on 21 July 2012.
Sorry Alan my mistake, you are correct regarding the flag, since 1/8/2011 they have been flagged in Sierra Leone and are operated by Allentone not Allenton Regards Andy

Added by Andy Wilson on 22 July 2012.
Did wonder with your connections around Yarmouth if you had inside info on them been re flagged in Malta Regards Alan.

Added by Alan Harris on 24 July 2012.
A 4th vessel the oilman is currently in Lowestoft
I believe there were 6 vessels of this type named "oil "

Added by Chris Harper on 10 January 2013.
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