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Name: BRITISH VALOUR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/12/1956
Completed: 07/1957
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 1853
Dimensions: 35246dwt, 22001grt, 12987nrt, 680.0 x 86.4 x 35.1ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 25000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187598
History:
07/1957 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
10/1957 Transferred to Tanker Charter Co Ltd
1973 Transportes Intermares Armadora SA, Monrovia; renamed MESIS
25/10/1975 Broken up
Comments: Provided with additional power in case of Admiralty service
25/10/1975: Broken up by Hsin Ya Steel Works at Kaohsiung


Above photo copyright of the Evening Chronicle

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: Laid-up in the Kyles of Bute on the Clyde 21/05/1972. Photo copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson

Above photo as MESIS is copyright of Albert Weller