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Name: BRITISH VISCOUNT
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/01/1951
Completed: 06/1951
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1878
Dimensions: 8664grt, 4986nrt, 12167dwt, 469.6 x 61.9 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (600 x 2320mm), 3100bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 184451
History:
06/1951 British Tanker Co Ltd, London
1956 BP Tanker Co Ltd, London
27/01/1965 Broken up
Comments: 27/01/1965: Arrived at Santander for breaking up by Recuperaciones Submarinos SA


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