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Name: BRITISH RESOLUTION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/05/1937
Completed: 08/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1514
Dimensions: 8408grt, 4927nrt, 466.3 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.3ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 165539
History:
08/1937 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
1959 Broken up
Comments: 24/04/1959: Arrived at Rotterdam under tow for delivery to Dutch
shipbreakers Boele Osterwijk, her machinery had been removed in the UK


Above photo copyright of John Crossland

Above photo copyright of Richard Parsons