Ship Details

Architect; British
Tanker
187785 / ?
1958
1975
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. Wallsend
34500
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Ocean going tanker.

O.N. 187785.

23,124g. 12,343n. 36,046d.

683' 3" x 86' 5" x 37' 7ΒΌ".

Two steam turbines by the Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company, Wallsend, double reduction geared to screw shaft. 15,500shp.

7.11.1957: Launched by Swan, Hunter & Wigham, Richardson Ltd., Wallsend (Yard No. 1869) for the BP Tanker Company Ltd.

6.1958: Completed.

7.1958: Transferred to the Tanker Charter Company Ltd.

16.6.1970: Whilst on a ballast voyage from Chiba to Persian Gulf was struck by lightning forward of the quarterdeck causing an explosion and damage to main deck.

23.6.1970: Arrived at Hong Kong under own power for repairs.

1972: Transferred to the BP Tanker Company Ltd.

31.1.1975: Laid up at London.

29.11.1975: Arrived in tow at Dalmuir for demolition by W. H. Arnott, Young & Company Ltd
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