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REGENT FALCON

REGENT FALCON

Off Purfleet, Thames, outward bound 24/8/1968
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Product tanker; 12,354 grt; 18,025 dwt
Operator: Regent Tankships Ltd, London
Built 1959 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Haverton Hill, Middlesbrough, UK. Yard no. 502
Main engine: seven-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed-piston Wallsend Slipway-Doxford 70LBD6 of 7,200 bhp at 115 rpm. Speed: 15 knots
1972-renamed TEXACO DURHAM following absorption of the Regent brand into Texaco. 1975 to Greek owners as KALLIOPOLIS. 1982-to breakers at Gadani Beach, Pakistan 1/12
 

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IMO 5291915 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 169.6 / 160.3 x 21.8 mtr.
Built 1959 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd Haverton Hill Middlesbrough United Kingdom as " REGENT FALCON " for John I. Jacobs & Co Ltd ( Regent Tankships Ltd London as manager ) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 12.354 / 7.137 / 18.025.
Main engine : Wallsend Doxford 2T Opposed-Piston 6-Cyl (700 x 2320mm) 70LBD6 - 7,200 bhp / 115 rpm.

1971 Merger Regent / Texaco new managers Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd London United Kingdom,renamed " TEXACO DURHAM ".
1975 Sold to Kryoneri Shipping Corporation SA Piraeus Greece,renamed " KALLIOPOLIS ".

1982 BU Gadani Beach Pakistan 01.12. [Golden Pickers & Leather Industries].




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IMO 5291915 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 169.6 / 160.3 x 21.8 mtr.
Built 1959 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd Haverton Hill Middlesbrough United Kingdom as " REGENT FALCON " for John I. Jacobs & Co Ltd ( Regent Tankships Ltd London as manager ) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 12.354 / 7.137 / 18.025.
Main engine : Wallsend Doxford 2T Opposed-Piston 6-Cyl (700 x 2320mm) 70LBD6 - 7,200 bhp / 115 rpm.

1971 Merger Regent / Texaco new managers Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd London United Kingdom,renamed " TEXACO DURHAM ".
1975 Sold to Kryoneri Shipping Corporation SA Piraeus Greece,renamed " KALLIOPOLIS ".

1982 BU Gadani Beach Pakistan 01.12. [Golden Pickers & Leather Industries].




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IMO 5291915 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 169.6 / 160.3 x 21.8 mtr.
Built 1959 by Furness Shipbuilding Co Ltd Haverton Hill Middlesbrough United Kingdom as " REGENT FALCON " for John I. Jacobs & Co Ltd ( Regent Tankships Ltd London as manager ) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 12.354 / 7.137 / 18.025.
Main engine : Wallsend Doxford 2T Opposed-Piston 6-Cyl (700 x 2320mm) 70LBD6 - 7,200 bhp / 115 rpm.

1971 Merger Regent / Texaco new managers Texaco Overseas Tankship Ltd London United Kingdom,renamed " TEXACO DURHAM ".
1975 Sold to Kryoneri Shipping Corporation SA Piraeus Greece,renamed " KALLIOPOLIS ".

1982 BU Gadani Beach Pakistan 01.12. [Golden Pickers & Leather Industries].




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