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Name: BRITISH VENTURE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/12/1961
Completed: 04/1963
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 742
Dimensions: 38112dwt, 23397grt, 12566nrt, 678.0 x 86.4 x 39.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Sulzer type, 8cyl (900 x 1550mm), 16000bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 304488
History:
04/1963 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
13/04/1978 Broken up
Comments: 13/04/1978: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Kuo Dar Steel & Iron Enterprise Co


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