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Name: BRITISH DESTINY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 11/03/1959
Completed: 12/1959
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1873
Dimensions: 27585grt, 14690nrt, 42160dwt, 710.3 x 95.4 x 38.7ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 17600shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 301028
History:
12/1959 Clyde Charter Co Ltd, London
1972 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
1975 Marine Transporters & Suppliers Corp, Monrovia; renamed AGIA TRIAS
1979 Transferred to Greek flag
1979 Nai Tu Ocean Transport Pty Ltd, Singapore; renamed RALLYTIME I
27/12/1982 Broken up
Comments: 27/12/1982: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Ahmed Maritime


Above photo as BRITISH DESTINY courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BRITISH DESTINY copyright of SkyFotos