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Name: REGENT TIGER
Type Tanker
Launched: 01/07/1946
Completed: 10/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 1743
Dimensions: 15170dwt, 9960grt, 525.1 x 67.25 x 28.9ft
Engines: 2SA, 4cyl, Oil, Doxford type
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180979
History:
10/1946 Bowring Steam Shipping Co Ltd
1954 Renamed CAPULET
31/05/1966 Broken up
Comments: 31/05/1966: Broken up by Recuperaciones Submarinas SA at Santander


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair