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Name: BRITISH ARDOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/04/1949
Completed: 11/1949
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1866
Dimensions: 8616grt, 4982nrt, 12198dwt, 469.6 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (600 x 2320mm), 3435bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 183137
History:
11/1949 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
30/10/1962 Broken up
Comments: 30/10/1962: Breaking up commenced at Antwerp by Scrappingco SA


Above photo courtesy of John Crossland

Above photo copyright of the World Ship Society