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Name: BRITISH PROGRESS
Type: Tanker
Launched: 09/09/1927
Completed: 11/1927
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1026
Dimensions: 4581grt, 2641nrt, 381.2 x 50.4 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 422hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149926
History:
11/1927 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
03/05/1944 Broken up
Comments: 04/11/1943: Damaged by being torpedoed by an MTB of the German 2nd
S-Flotille in 52.55N 02.00E on a voyage from Thames Haven to Grangemouth, towed to the Tyne as a CTL.
03/05/1944: Breaking commenced at Rosyth where she had arrived under tow from the Tyne, left the Tyne 25/04/1944


Above photo courtesy of photoship.co.uk