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Name: BRITISH TALENT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 17/08/1951
Completed: 03/1952
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 709
Dimensions: 30132dwt, 18593grt, 11278nrt, 619.5 x 81.3 x 44.7ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 13750shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184569
History:
03/1952 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
06/1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
23/03/1972 Broken up
Comments: 23/03/1972: Arrived at Bilbao for breaking up by Hierros Ardes


Above photo copyright of Clive A Fisher

Above photo courtesy of AJ Hawker