Ship Details

Ambassador; British
Tanker
300812 / ?
1958
1975
Vickers-Armstrong Ltd. Barrow in Furness
42514
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Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 300812.

27,499g. 14,801n. 44,929d.

710' 1" x 95' 5" x 38' 8".

Two steam turbines by Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineering) Ltd., Barrow in Furness, double reduction geared to screw shaft. 17,600shp.

16.8.1958: Launched by Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd., Barrow in Furness (Yard No. 1057) for the BP Tanker Company Ltd.

12.1958: Completed.

14.1.1975: Whilst on a voyage from Ras Tanura to Los Angeles, suffered engine room flooding and sank at a position 25.42N., 137.19E., 180 miles west of Iwo Jima.
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