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Name: BRITISH PATROL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/08/1954
Completed: 11/1954
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1700
Dimensions: 11380grt, 6580nrt, 16518dwt, 547.0 x 69.9 x 30.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6900bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 186162
History:
11/1954 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
1973 Marifoam Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed MARIPATROL
1980 Fiorita Maritime Co, Piraeus; renamed NONA MARO
18/03/1981 Broken up
Comments: 14/06/1980: Damaged by explosion and fire at Vlissingen
18/03/1981: Arrived at Cartagena for breaking up by Denisa


Above photo as BRITISH PATROL copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as BRITISH PATROL copyright of AirFotos

Above 2 photos as BRITISH PATROL courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MARIPATROL copyright of Pieter Melissen