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Name: BRITISH ARGOSY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/02/1966
Completed: 07/1966
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1897
Dimensions: 112786dwt, 62427grt, 40158nrt, 920.8 x 128.5 x 51.9ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 25000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 308175
07/1966 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
01/07/1976 Broken up
Comments: 01/07/1976: Arrived at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, for breaking up
10/09/1976: Breaking up commenced by Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co


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