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Name: PACIFIC TEAL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1982
Completed: 24/11/1982
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 116
Dimensions: 3125dwt, 4709grt, 2117nrt, 103.92 x 16.72 x 6.02metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SA, 8cyl (325 x 370mm), 4080bhp
Engines by: APE Allen Ltd, Bedford
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 389535; (IMO: 8110631)
History:
11/1982 British Nuclear Transport Ltd, (James Fisher & Sons Plc, managers)
26/04/2008 Broken up
Comments: Purpose built irradiated nuclear fuel carrier
26/04/2008: Broken up at s'Gravendeel, The Netherlands


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo, dated 18/07/1982, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo courtesy of John Bage

Above photo copyright of MR Connor

At the scrap yard. Above photo copyright of Frans Sanderse