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Name: TACITO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/10/1924
Completed: 12/1924
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 264
Dimensions: 6702grt, 4749nrt, 430.0 x 57.0 x 33.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 54ins), 626nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1924 Cia General de Combustibles, Buenos Aires
1959 Trans-Ona srl, Buenos Aires
1963 Astramar Cia de Nac SAC, Buenos Aires; renamed ASTRANORTE
1966 Broken up
Comments: 1966: Broken up in Argentina, reported arrived at Rosario 01/08/1965.


Photos taken at North Shields 18/08/1949, courtesy of Terry Summerson