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Name: TANGISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/12/1949
Completed: 06/1950
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 567
Dimensions: 7383grt, 4389nrt, 458.2 x 58.8 x 29.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 74 x 48ins) & LP turbine, 3750ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183273
History:
06/1950 Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
03/1972 Broken up
Comments: 13/03/1972: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Tung Seng Steel Co


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