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Name: BRITISH INDUSTRY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 03/05/1927
Completed: 05/1927
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 963
Dimensions: 6631dwt, 4297grt, 2425nrt, 366.2 x 49.2 x 27.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23 x 39 x 66ins), 407nhp, 2035bhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149836
History:
05/1927 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
07/07/1953 Broken up
Comments: 1953: Sold to British Iron & Steel Corporation & allocated to TW Ward Ltd
07/07/1953: Broken up by TW Ward Ltd at their Grays, Essex facility


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair