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Hearts of Oak

 

Athel Line Ships

 

 

Anco Ships

 

Scroll down for the Index of the 39 ANCO ships.

 

1961 Silvertown Sugar and Crystal Fleets

were combined under the name of Sugar Line Ltd ( Athel Tankers ).

 

In 1961 The Athel Fleet consisted of

ATHELBEACH, ATHELBRAE, ATHELCHIEF, ATHELCREST, ATHELCROWN, ATHELFOAM, ATHELKNIGHT, ATHELLAIRD, ATHELMERE, ATHELMONARCH, ATHELPRINCE, ATHELPRINCESS, ATHELQUEEN, ATHELSTANE, ATHELTEMPLAR

and ATHELVISCOUNT.

 

1962 P&O Group consolidated their combined tanker fleets as Trident Tankers.

1963 P&O joined with Erling Naess’Anglo Norness Shipping Company,

as Associated Bulk Carriers, Bermuda.

 

1963 Athel Line joined with Scandinavian partners as Anco Tanker Services.

These partners had themselves been in co-operation from the 1950s;

A.O.Andersen, Henry Collingwood and other Norwegian ship owners,

Iver Bugge and Haldor Virik.

1967 Anco entered the parcel tanker market.

 

1968 P & O Lines Ltd. & Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd.

(Panocean Shipping & Terminals Ltd.), London, UK formed.

1970 P&O Bulk Shipping Division, took over Trident Tankers, Hain-Nourse, Associated Bulk Carriers,

Panocean and Mundo Gas.
August 1971 P&O Bulk Shipping elements merged as one.

 

1972  Athel Line ( Tate & Lyle ) took over the whole of the Anco shareholding.

1973 The Anco company became wholly owned by Tate & Lyle.

1976 P&O Bulk Shipping took control of Tate & Lyle’s Anco,

becoming Panocean Anco.

 

1982  The tanker company of Stolt-Nielsen was re-established at Cos Cob, Connecticut.

Stolt Tankers Joint Service was established, following an agreement under which

Stolt-Nielsen marketed the 11 ships of the Panocean Anco fleet.

In 1982, The Panocean Anco Fleet consisted of

ANCO CHARGER, ANCO CHASER, ANCO EMPRESS,

ANCO ENDEAVOUR, ANCO ENERGIE, ANCO ENTENTE,

ANCO ENTERPRISE, ANCO SOVEREIGN,

ANCO STANE, ANCO SCEPTRE and ANCO TEMPLAR

 

Anco ceased operating in 1983.

 

In the lists below, where two dates are shown, the first is the date of build

and the second is the date of renaming to the ANCO fleet.

 

Tanker Parcel Service

Including

Collingwood; Schrøder & Farstad;

Andersen, Bugge and Virik and their ships.

Operation Performance

Heerema Crane Ships

 

ANCO ( Norway )

Ex Tanker Parcel Services

ANCO SPRING 1958 / 1964 ex DODONA

ANCO BERGLJOT 1958 / 1964 (ex BERGLJOT) [ANCO STRIPE 1969]

ANCO SAILOR 1950 / 1964 ex SANDEFJORD

ANCO SPRAY 1955 /1964 ex TINNY

ANCO SPUR 1954 / 1964 ex FAUNUS

ANCO STAR 1958 / 1964  ex TERNOY

ANCO STATE 1961 / 1964 ex BEREAN

ANCO STORM 1956 / 1964  ex BOHEME

ANCO STREAM (1) 1950 / 1964 ex BUCCANEER

ANCO SWAN (1) 1949 / 1964 ex SVANAAS

ANCO SEA (1) 1964 ex BELLONA

ANCO SUN 1964 ex HAVSOY

ANCO SWIFT 1964 ex SKOGAAS

ANCO ARIADNE 1968 ex ARIADNE

 

Built for Anco (Norway)

ANCO STREAM (2) 1967

ANCO SWAN (2) 1969

ANCO SEA (2) 1970

ANCO SPAN 1970

ANCO SPUR 1970  NO PICTURE

ANCO VILLE 1970

Ex Naess

ANCO NORNESS 1957 / 1970 ex NAESS TIGER

Including Norness Ships

 

ANCO ( ex Athel Ships )

ANCO DUCHESS 1968 / 1970 ex ATHELDUCHESS

ANCO DUKE 1968 / 1970 ex ATHELDUKE

ANCO KNIGHT 1968 / 1970 ex ATHELKNIGHT

ANCO QUEEN 1960 / 1970 ex ATHELQUEEN

 

ANCO ( Built for Athel 1971/2)

ANCO EMPRESS 1971

ANCO PRINCESS 1971

ANCO SCEPTRE 1971

ANCO SOVEREIGN 1972

ANCO STANE 1972

ANCO TEMPLAR 1972

 

ANCO ( ex Trident Ships )

ANCO CHALLENGER 1972 / 1979 ex POST CHALLENGER

ANCO CHAMPION 1973 / 1979 ex POST CHAMPION

ANCO CHARGER 1973 / 1979 ex POST CHARGER

ANCO CHASER 1973 / 1979 ex POST CHASER

ANCO ENDEAVOUR 1974 / 1979 ex POST ENDEAVOUR

ANCO ENERGIE 1974 / 1979 ex POST ENERGIE

ANCO ENTERPRISE 1974 / 1979 ex POST ENTERPRISE

ANCO ENTENTE 1975 / 1979  ex POST ENTENTE NO PICTURE

 

My Sincere Thanks to

Joe McMillan, Johnny Riert and Ted Finch

 

Can anyone please help with the two missing pictures?

 

Raymond Forward

3rd November 2007