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Name: TORRID
Type: Torpedo Recovery Vessel
Launched: 07/09/1971
Completed: 01/1972
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 320
Dimensions: 550grt, 44.20 x 9.72 x 3.05(draft)metres
Engines: Oil engine, 16 RPHM type, 700hp
Engines by: Paxman Diesels Ltd, Newton-le-Willows
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: None
History:
01/1972 Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service
by 1998 C & H Heuvelman Shipping & Trading BV, The Netherlands
No later history known
Comments: Allocated pennant number A128
1991: Decommissioned
by 2002: In use as a fire fighting training vessel at Europoort


Above photo as TORRID copyright of Peter Crichton

Above photo as TORRID copyright of Pilot Frans