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Name: WINDSOR LION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/06/1974
Completed: 06/1975
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 58
Dimensions: 256548dwt, 131542grt, 105570nrt, 330.72 x 51.82 x 25.61metres
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR Geared, 32000shp
Engines by: GEC Turbine Generators Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 363647
History:
06/1975 Anglomar Supertankers Ltd, London
1981 Renamed MERIDIAN SKY
1986 TT State Corp; renamed STATE
1988 National Iranian Tanker Co; renamed AVAJ 2
06/06/1995 Broken up
Comments: 06/06/1995: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up


Above photo as WINDSOR LION copyright of Louise Karmazyn

Above photo as WINDSOR LION copyright of John D Hill

Above photo as MERIDIAN SKY

Above photo as AVAJ 2