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Name: BRITISH SEAFARER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/01/1951
Completed: 04/1951
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 703
Dimensions: 16200dwt, 11220grt, 6477nrt, 525.5 x 69.8 x 37.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6400bhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184410
History:
26/04/1951 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
06/1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
26/03/1973 Broken up
Comments: 26/03/1973: Arrived at Villaneuve y Geltrue for breaking up
1973: Broken up by Hierros Ardes


Above photo is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo is copyright of John Crossland

Above photo, taken at Newcastle Quay 24/02/1973, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy