Charter / lease.
132,942g. 108,735n. 260,905d.
338.34(BB) x 53.62 x 20.657 metres.
Two steam turbines by the Nagasaki Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, double reduction geared to screw shaft. 30,000shp.
1971: Ordered as BRITISH ROVER by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Nagasaki (Yard No. 1705) for BP Medway Tanker Company Ltd. Contract sold and
15.6.1973: Launched as BRITISH NORNESS for Norcape Shipping Company (Bermuda) Ltd., London, for a 15 year demise charter to the BP Tanker Company Ltd., (operators and managers).
1981: Managers Renamed BP Shipping Ltd.
1982: Sold to Lombard Finance Ltd., (same managers), London.
1986: Transferred to Gibraltar registry.
1988: Renamed HAPPY NORNESS, (same managers).
1989: Sold to K/S Happy Norness, (Norman International A/S, managers).
1991: Sold to K/S Thorness, (A/S Thor Dahl Shipping, managers), Norway (NIS) and renamed THORNESS.
1993: Sold to Symi Shipping Company, Greece and renamed SYMI.
1997: Sold to E. metres. E. Symi Ltd., (Aeolos Management S. A., managers), Greece.
23.2.2000: Arrived at Alang for demolition