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Name: BRITISH ENDURANCE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/08/1936
Completed: 10/1936
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1500
Dimensions: 12250dwt, 8406grt, 4918nrt, 466.3 x 61.3 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.625 x 91.3125ins), 3455hp
Engines by: William Doxford & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164726
History:
10/1936 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
01/06/1956 Owners restyled as BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
28/01/1959 L Worms, Rotterdam; renamed REDWIJS II
11/08/1959 Broken up
Comments: 28/01/1959: Sold via Rederi Wijsmuller
03/02/1959: Converted to a dry cargo vessel
21/06/1959: Departed Rotterdam with a cargo of scrap metal
11/08/1959: Broken up at Yawata by Matsukura Shoten KK


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of the Ray Perry collection

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox