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Name: BRITISH AVIATOR
Type: Tanker
Launched: 20/05/1924
Completed: 08/1924
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 935
Dimensions: 10762dwt, 6998grt, 4136nrt, 439.8 x 57.1 x 33.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (23 x 72ins), 4925bhp;
(1930: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.25), 3435bhp)
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow;
(1930: William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147700
History:
23/07/1924 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
08/1953 Broken up
Comments: 02/1930: Re-engined
08/1953: Sold to the British Iron & Steel Corporation & allocated to J Cashmore & Co
07/09/1953: Arrived at J Cashmore & Co, Newport, Monmouthshire for breaking up


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