|Photographer:||Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]||Title:||REGENT FALCON||Added:||May 15, 2017|
|Location:||Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom|
||Tankers built before 1970|
|Built by Furness Shipbuilding at Haverton Hill, Teesside in 1959 for John I. Jacobs, REGENT FALCON, photographed passing Portishead inbound for Avonmouth on Thursday 1st June 1967, was built for a long term time charter to the Regent Oil Company.
The ship’s managers became Texaco Overseas Tankship Limited in 1971 and her name was changed the following year to TEXACO DURHAM. Sold to Greece in 1975, as KALLIOPOLIS she traded for the fast growing Eletson Maritime Services until arriving at Gadani Beach on 1st December 1982 for breaking.