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Name: REGENT WESTMINSTER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 01/11/1967
Completed: 06/1968
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 2026
Dimensions: 54908grt, 39792nrt, 102602dwt, 837.8 x 127.8 x 50.0ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 26000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 335797
History:
06/1968 Regent Petroleum Tankship Co Ltd, London
1968 Texaco Overseas Tankship Co Ltd, London
1968 Renamed TEXACO WESTMINSTER
26/10/1978 Broken up
Comments: 1968: Name changed before delivery
26/10/1978: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Hai Kwang Steel


Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Chris Howell

Above 2 photos as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER courtesy of Photoship