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Name: BRITISH COURAGE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 13/05/1957
Completed: 11/1957
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 733
Dimensions: 35572dwt, 22001grt,12987nrt, 680.0 x 86.4 x 35.2ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, double reduction geared, 25000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187666
History:
11/1957 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
12/1957 Transferred to Tanker Charter Co Ltd, London
1973 Sociadad de Transportes Maritimas SA, Panama; renamed POUNENTES
10/12/1977 Broken up
Comments: 16/09/1976: Arrived in tow at Curacao with boiler damage
10/12/1977: Broken up by Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp at Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Photo courtesy of George Robinson

Photo courtesy of John Crossland