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Name: TIDEREACH
Type: Naval Tanker
Launched: 02/06/1954
Completed: 08/1955
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1847
Dimensions: 13516grt, 7118nrt, 19848dwt, 583.2 x 71.25 x 32.1ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 16000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 186278
History:
08/1955 The Admiralty, London
20/03/1979 Broken up
Comments: 20/03/1979: Arrived at Bilbao for breaking up by Revalorizacion de Materiales


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