On This Day

18 June

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1977 Supertanker Coastal Corpus Christi


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The 172,147-ton supertanker Coastal Corpus Christi (Yard No. 1704) was floated out today for Woodstock Shipping Company (Maritime Fruit Carriers).

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1940 HME Erica


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The 722-ton ‘Flower’ class corvette HMS Erica (Yard No. 1067) was launched today for the Admiralty.

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1958 INS Trishul


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The 2,150ton ‘Whiby’ class frigate INS Trishul (Yard No. 1555) was launched today for the Indian Navy. The vessel was originally laid down with the name INS Talwar.