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Name: BRITISH ENDEAVOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/09/1948
Completed: 28/01/1949
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 695
Dimensions: 12250dwt, 8589grt, 4954nrt, 469.6 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 4cyl (23.625 x 91.3125), 3560bhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, St Peter's, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182929
History:
28/01/1949 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
01/06/1956 Company restyled BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
29/03/1962 Broken up
Comments: 29/03/1962: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Inverkeithing


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