ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
TORNADO
Type
VESSEL, TORPEDO RECOVERY
Date
1979
Description
Yard Number: 979
Launched 24/05/1979

Acquired 2003 by SERCO DENHOLM, as a salvage vessel under UK Government-owned contractor-operated arrangements. Gross tonnage 550 tons.

Listed in Lloyd's Register 1980-81.
Listed in 'Ships of Royal Navy' 2006.

TORNADO was one 4 torpedo recovery ships for the navy red ensign flag. The ship is now owned by a German company and is now doing seismic work around the coast of Europe. It was spotted in Esbjerg Denmark on Jan 2016 with the name LEV TORNADO
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy
Dimensions
length 154.5' x breadth 31.3'
gross tonnage: 680 tons

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