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Name: BRITISH GOVERNOR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/09/1926
Completed: 10/1926
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1218
Dimensions: 6838grt, 4107nrt, 440.2 x 57.0 x 33.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 74 x 51ins), 584nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 149735
History:
10/1926 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
12/1953 Broken up
Comments: 05/12/1953: Arrived at Osaka for breaking by Yamamoto & Co.