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Name: TEXACO GREAT BRITAIN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 26/03/1971
Completed: 12/1971
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 5
Dimensions: 251930dwt, 125942grt, 99003nrt, 1085.0 x 170.0 x 84.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Stal-Laval type, DR geared, 32400shp
Engines by: John Brown Engineering (Clydebank) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 342950
History:
12/1971 Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd, London
17/07/1981 Broken up
Comments: 17/07/1981: Arrived at Kaohsiung, Taiwan for breaking up
10/1981: Breaking up commenced by Tien Cheng Steel


Above photo, dated 19/09/1970, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Fietscher Fotos

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair