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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, 16.0knots
Reg Number: 335797
History:
06/1968 Regent Petroleum Tankship Co Ltd, London
1968 Renamed TEXACO WESTMINSTER
1969 Texaco Overseas Tankship Co Ltd, London
26/10/1978 Broken up
Comments: 1968: Name changed before delivery
26/10/1978: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
12/12/1978: Breaking up commenced by Hai Kwang Steel Enterprise Corp


Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as TEXACO WESTMINSTER courtesy of Photoship