Ship Details

Advocate; British
Tanker
181956 / ?
1948
1962
Lithgows Port Glasgow
12275
Motor
  • Owned by BPS
  • Managed by BPS
  • Manned by BPS
Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 181956.

8,573g. 4,937n. 12,306d.

470.4 x 61.8 x 33.8 feet.

6-cyl. 4 S.C.S.A. (29-1/8" x 59-1/16") B&W type by J. G. Kincaid & Company Ltd., Greenock. 3,125bhp.

27.4.1948: Launched by Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No. 1033) for the British Tanker Company Ltd.

7.1948: Completed.

1.6.1956: Owners renamed BP Tanker Company Ltd.

11.7.1962: Departed in tow from R. Tyne for demolition by Netransmar Schoenmarkt S. A., Antwerp. Resold.

22.7.1962: Arrived in tow at Bilbao for demolition by Bugues y Materiales.

15.9.1962: Work commenced.
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