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Name: BRITISH CAUTION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 21/09/1945
Completed: 02/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1764
Dimensions: 8552grt, 4980nrt, 12490dwt, 486.3 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (600 x 2320mm), 687nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 180823
History:
02/1946 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
10/12/1961 Broken up
Comments: 10/12/1961: Arrived at Newport for breaking up by John Cashmore Ltd


Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above 2 photos courtesy of Photoship