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TIGER in Reserve
Ships and Harbours
No: 17368   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1985   Manufacturer: John Brown and Company, Clydebank, UK   Country: United Kingdom
TIGER in Reserve

She was placed in reserve in 1979 but was surveyed for reactivation for the 1982 Falklands Campaign but this was not carried out.
She lay in a dilapidated state at Portsmouth until 1986 when she was towed to Caslellon for scrapping arriving on 28th September.
This was taken in March 1985.

See picture #17367 also
Picture added on 19 May 2011 at 12:24
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Very ungainly , that shed (hangar) , added later , could have been a second thought.

Added by David Forbes on 20 May 2011.
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