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Name: BORDER SENTINEL
Type: Tanker
Launched: 19/07/1955
Completed: 04/11/1955
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1904
Dimensions: 15968dwt, 11335grt, 6334nrt, 525.5 x 69.8 x 37.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm)
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186849
History:
04/11/1955 Lowland Tanker Co Ltd (Common Bros Ltd, managers)
23/03/1970 Nettuno Shipping Corp, Liberia; renamed NETTUNO
23/03/1970 Southern Shipping & Finance Co Ltd, London, appointed managers
04/02/1976 Broken up
Comments: 04/02/1976: Beached at Gadani Beach for breaking up


Above photo, dated 18/06/1966, is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo is copyright of Alex Wood

Above photo is copyright of Mike Griffiths

Above photo is copyright of RA Priest