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Name: BRITISH SPORTSMAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/10/1950
Completed: 01/1951
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1791
Dimensions: 11231grt, 6506nrt, 16115dwt, 547.0 x 69.8 x 30.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm)
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 184364
History:
01/1951 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1955 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
24/01/1972 Broken up
Comments: 24/01/1972: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd


Above photos copyright of Ray Perry

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