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Name: BRITISH TENACITY
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/12/1938
Completed: 02/1939
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1592
Dimensions: 8439grt, 4855nrt, 466.3 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.25in), 687nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 167170
History:
02/1939 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
12/01/1959 Broken up
Comments: 12/01/1959: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co Ltd


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Above photo courtesy of Clive A Fisher