Tacoma City (3)

The Tacoma City was built by Upper Clyde Shipbuilding Ltd. at the Govan Yard and was Yard/Hull No.116. This was the sixth of the seven 840 class vessels built for Reardon Smith.

1972 Delivered to Reardon Smith
1985 Bougainville - Gibraltar
1986 Rosebud - Gibraltar
1989 Rosalene M - Gibraltar
1991 Petalouda - Greece
1992 Macforce - Cyprus
1994 Force - Cyprus
1995 Gokar - Turkey
1998 Gok - Turkey
1998 Broken up


Copyright © by Paul Strathdee

Maiden voyage: Sailed Glasgow 7th April 1972. Arrived Antwerp 10th April and delivered on T/C to Steelwood Carriers Inc. Sailed 15th April with a cargo of steel for discharge W.C.U.S.A. Sails Panama Canal 29th April and arrives Los Angeles 8th May. Then calls Oakland, Portland, Seattle, completing at Vancouver B.C. about 24th May.

Captain: T. W. D.John, C/O: D. Wooton, 2/O: N. P. Epps, 3/O: A. A. McCalmont, R/O:  F. G. Taylor, C/E: L. G. I. Taylor, 2/E: J. Scott, 3/E: I. Jones, 4/E: D. J. Jennings, J/E: M. G. Seaman, J/E: D. J. Ricketts, Elec: D. G. Grant, C/S: R. G. Pierce, Nav Cadets: A. G. Skeoch, D. Hotchkiss, D. G. Morgan, Engineer Cadets: D. E. Simons, R. C. Quaye.

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