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Name: B P ACHIEVER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/03/1983
Completed: 15/07/1983
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Hebburn Dock
Yard Number: 112
Dimensions: 66031grt, 41323nrt, 127575dwt, 261.4 x 39.65 x 17.3(draft) metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, B&W type, 5cyl (900 x 2180mm), 16250bhp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Reg Number: (IMO: 7925730)
History:
07/1983 BP Thames Tanker Co Ltd (Associated Steamships Pty Ltd), Sydney
1991 BP Shipping Ltd (ASP Ship Management), Sydney, NSW
1991 Renamed AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER
1998 Renamed BRITISH STRENGTH
1999 Sogelease BV (BP Amoco Shipping Ltd), Hamilton, Bermuda
04/2003 Ocean Spirit Maritime Co (Liquimar Tankers Mgmt Ltd), Majuro
2003 Renamed AFRODITI
2008 Trada Offshore Services, Jakarta; renamed LENTERA BANGSA
13/10/2016 Broken up
Comments: 2010: Converted at COSCO Guangdong to a Floating Storage & Offloading (FSO) vessel
2010: Main engine removed
23/09/2011: Damaged by engine room fire & removed from operation
13/10/2016: Breaking up commenced at Gadani Beach


Above photo as B P ACHIEVER in Hebburn Dock, dated 04/1982, is copyright of Kevin Blair

Above photo as B P ACHIEVER in Hebburn Dock, dated 23/05/1982, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo showing B P ACHIEVER leaving Hebburn Dock, is copyright of Tony Ecclestone

Above photo showing B P ACHIEVER alongside at Hebburn, is courtesy of Mick Cardiff

Above photo showing B P ACHIEVER leaving the River Tyne, is copyright of Barry Hall

Above photo as B P ACHIEVER is courtesy of John Bage

Above photo as AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER copyright of Bill Court

Above photo as BRITISH STRENGTH copyright of James Christie

Above photo as BRITISH STRENGTH copyright of RA Priest

Above photo as AFRODITI courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as LENTERA BANGSA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as LENTERA BANGSA courtesy of Photoship