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Name: TALAMBA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/07/1963
Completed: 21/02/1964
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 1879
Dimensions: 53800dwt, 34709grt, 19893nrt, 735.0 x 105.75 x 53.0ft
Engines: 2 a steam turbines, DR Geared, 17600shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.25knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 305914
History:
21/02/1964 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
01/10/1969 Trident Tankers Ltd, London
27/09/1972 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
22/02/1976 Broken up
Comments: Ordered as ERINPURA
03/01/1976: Damaged by engine room flooding whilst
on a voyage from Zuetina, Libya to Port Arthur, Texas
Beyond economical repair due to the poor oil market
22/02/1976: Broken up at Hamburg by Eisen u Metall AG


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Above photo copyright of Chris Howell