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Name: BRANDON PRIORY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/10/1959
Completed: 05/1960
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 741
Dimensions: 35703dwt, 23108grt, 12380nrt, 683.0 x 86.5 x 37.8ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR Geared, 15500shp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 301101
History:
07/1960 Warwick Tanker Co Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd), London
09/06/1975 Broken up
Comments: 09/06/1975: Arrived at Castellon to be broken up by IM Varela Davalillo


Above: Fitting out at Hebburn. Photo courtesy of Norman Dunn

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of AJ Hawker

Above: Inbound through the Tyne piers 30/05/1961. Photo copyright of Malcolm Donnelly