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Methane Pioneer was the first LNG carrier and was a prototype for Methane Progress and Princess. Completed 1945 as Marline Hitch for US Government. 1946 sold and renamed Don Aurelio. 1951 renamed Normarti. 1957 converted to LNG vessel. 1957 sold to British Methane and renamed Methane Pioneer in charter for STUK.