World Unicorn (launched 1973)


The World Unicorn was a massive tanker built at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd for Ludlow Navigation Co Ltd, London. The ship was launched on the 3rd of May 1973 and completed in February 1974.[1] The ship was broken up in Octiober 1984.

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World Unicorn

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The Making of 'Launch'

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World Unicorn

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WORLD UNICORN
- Profile of the ship, with photos, on the Tyne Built Ships Website, by George Robinson and David Waller.

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Swan Hunter
- Overview History Swan Hunter was one of the best known shipbuilding companies in the world, founded in 1880 and based in Wallsend, by the River Tyne. After a merger with ...
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Launch of World Unicorn

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Launch (1973)
- "The launch at the end of a Wallsend Street of World Unicorn, one of a series of oil tankers built by Swan Hunter: it opens up on the epic experience ...

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