Ship Details

Admiral; British
Tanker
181504 / ?
1947
1961
FURNESS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY LTD., HAVERTON HILL
12283
Motor
  • Owned by BPS
  • Managed by BPS
  • Manned by BPS
Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 181504. I.M.O.

8,378g. 4,948n. 12,283d.

472.6 x 62.0 x 33.6 feet.

4-cyl. 2 S.C.S.A. (23-5/8" x 91-5/16") by Wm. Doxford & Sons Ltd., Sunderland. 3,435bhp.

3.4.1945: Keel laid by the Furness Shipbuilding Company, Haverton Hill on Tees (Yard No. 390) for the British Tanker Company Ltd.

16.7.1946: Launched.

1.1947: Completed.

1.6.1956: Owners renamed BP Tanker Company Ltd.

6.5.1959: Laid up at Falmouth.

29.9.1961: Arrived in tow at Blyth for demolition by Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Company Ltd.

20.3.1962: Work commenced.
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