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Name: TUZLA
Type: Ferry
Launched: 28/07/1942
Completed: 09/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1752
Dimensions: 716grt, 268nrt, 179.5 x 40.2 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 19 & 31 x 21ins), 132nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 165839
History:
09/1942 Government of Turkey, Istanbul
1942 Ministry of War Transport (Townsend Bros (Ferries) Ltd, managers), Newcastle
11/1943 Government of Turkey, Istanbul
No later history known
Comments: Laid down as SARKOV
Designed with ramps at both ends & fitted with a 25ton derrick
03/1943: British Royal Navy service
11/1943: Turkish Navy, allocated pennant Y1168