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Name: RIO TEJO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/07/1945
Completed: 01/1950
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 92
Dimensions: 4033grt, 346.8 x 54.0 x 16.0ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (18.5, 31, 38.5 & 38.5 x 30ins)
Engines by: Markham & Co Ltd, Chesterfield
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1950 EG Fontes & Cia, Rio de Janeiro
1956 L Figueiredo Navegacao SA, Rio de Janeiro; renamed SAO JOAQUIM
No later history known
Comments: Launched as landing craft LST 3004 for the British Royal Navy
01/1950: Converted and completed at Rio de Janeiro