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Name: BRITISH SCOUT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 25/08/1922
Completed: 10/1922
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1136
Dimensions: 2210dwt, 1507grt, 836nrt, 245.0 x 37.2 x 19.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 29 & 48 x 33ins), 910hp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143979
History:
10/1922 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
01/06/1956 Owners restyled as BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
1957 Broken up
Comments: 1957: Sold to the British Iron & Steel Corporation and allocated to Metal Industries Ltd
03/04/1957: Broken up at Rosyth by Metal Industries Ltd


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox