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Name: BRITISH RESOLUTION
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/05/1937
Completed: 08/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1514
Dimensions: 8408grt, 4927nrt, 466.3 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.5 x 91.3ins), 687nhp
Engines by: William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Reg Number: 165539
History:
29/07/1937 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
24/04/1959 Broken up
Comments: 24/04/1959: Arrived at Rotterdam under tow for breaking up by Boele Osterwijk
Her machinery had already been removed in the UK


Above photo is copyright of John Crossland

Above photo is copyright of Richard Parsons

Above photo is courtesy of Greek Shipping Miracle