Ship Details

Drummer; British
Tanker
180152 / ?
1946
1957
J. L. Thompson & Sons. Ltd. Sunderland
5143
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Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 180152.

3,758g. 1,978n.

343.5 x 48.3 x 26.5 feet.

3-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (23-5/8" x 91-5/16") by Wm. Doxford & Sons Ltd., Sunderland. 2,250bhp.

16.12.1944: Launched as EMPIRE ENSIGN by J. L. Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland (Yard No. 637) for the Ministry of War Transport, (British Tanker Company Ltd., managers).

3.1945: Completed.

1946: Purchased by the British Tanker Company Ltd. and renamed BRITISH DRUMMER.

1.6.1956: Owners renamed BP Tanker Company Ltd.

1957: Sold to Pedersen & Blystad, Norway and renamed ANELLA.

1958: Sold to Bucha Godager & Company, Norway and renamed NORSE COMMANDER.

6.9.1966: Arrived in tow with boiler damage at Singapore. Subsequently declared a constructive total loss.

12.11.1966: Delivered to Hong Huat Hardware Company Ltd., Singapore, for demolition.

4.4.1967: Work commenced.
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