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Name: TIDESPRING
Type: Naval Replenishment Tanker
Launched: 03/05/1962
Completed: 01/1963
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 752
Dimensions: 17400dwt, 14130grt, 7411nrt, 583.8 x 71.3 x 32.1ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 15000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 304379
History:
01/1963 The Admiralty
02/07/1992 Broken up
Comments: 02/07/1992: Broken up at Alang


Fitting out at Hebburn 03/07/1962. Photo copyright of Brian Hargreaves

Above photo courtesy of Bruce Nichol

Above photo copyright of RA Priest

Above photo courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo courtesy of Alex Wood