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MV Tenbury

On her maiden voyage to the R.Plate, off Finisterre.

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Correct Paul - Launched by Burntisland Shipbuilding Co Ltd., - Yard Number 409, on 14 May 1965 – completed and handed over to Houlders (as Managers for The Alexander Shipping Co Ltd.) 04-10-1965. – Sold to Bibbys in 1973 although Houlder remained as Managers.
In 1974 she became Gulfeast’s (Gokal) AL-BARAT then in 1980 sold to a similar company Arabian Maritime Transport (still under the Gokal umbrella) and re-named SEA EAGLE.
On 27-04-84 she was struck by an excocet fired from an Iraqi aircraft whilst she was in the Khor Musa channel, inbound with fertilisers from Tunisia to Bandar Khomeini – although she managed to discharge her cargo, she was damaged beyond repaid and sold for scrap at Alang on 10-12-1984
 

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