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British Beech
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker, 946,000 Cubic Feet
Completed: 1964
Tonnage: Gross: 12973, Net: 7549
DWT: 20760
Builder: Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd. Sunderland
British Commodore
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 2,875,000 Cubic Feet
Completed: 23/02/1967
Tonnage: Gross: 38288, Net: 24994
DWT: 67896
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilders & Engineering Co. Ltd. Glasgow
British Corporal
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 683,312 Cubic Feet
Completed: 09/12/1953, Yard No: 1465
Tonnage: Gross: 10071, Net: 5767
DWT: 13829
Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd. Belfast
British Duke
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 602,828 Cubic Feet
Completed: Feb 1948, Yard No: 1178
Tonnage: Gross: 8562, Net: 4821
DWT: 12420
Builder: Cammell, Laird & Co. Ltd. Birkenhead
British Fulmar
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 701,900 Cubic Feet
Completed: 21/02/1959, Yard No: 664
Tonnage: Gross: 11,169, Net: 5952
DWT: 15610
Builder: A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow
British Gunner
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 683,312 Cubic Feet
Completed: May 1954, Yard No: 1466G
Tonnage: Gross: 10076, Net: 5972
DWT: 13790
Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd. Govan
British Lancer
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 2,291,000 Cubic Feet
Completed: 28/09/1962, Yard No: 1600
Tonnage: Gross: 32547, Net: 18262
DWT: 52043
Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd. Belfast
British Merchant
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 1,535,020 Cubic Feet
Completed: 24/07/1953, Yard No: 1825
Tonnage: Gross: 21064, Net: 12701
DWT: 31750
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. Wallsend
Shipping Company: BP Amoco Shipping
Vessel Type: Tanker
Completed: 30/06/1971, Yard No: 1674
Tonnage: Gross: 108,530
DWT: 218,587
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

History

  • Transferred in 1976 to National Iranian Tanker Co. and renamed Sivand
  • She was heavily damaged on the 15th October 1984 after being struck by an Exocet missile fired by Iraqi aircraft, near Farsi Island, 60 Miles South of Kharg Island in the Arabian Gulf
  • Declared a constructive total loss and scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1986
Shipping Company: BP Medway Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker (VLCC)
Completed: 06/1971, Chiba Yard
Tonnage: Gross: 112,742
DWT: 226,145
Builder: Mitsui, Japan

History

  • Transferred in 1976 to Irano-British Ship Service Co. Ltd.
  • Sold in 1981 to Greece and renamed Tishpion.
  • Sold in 1982 to Turkey and renamed M. Ceyhan.
  • She was heavily damaged aft on the 27th July 1985 after being struck by an Exocet missile fired by Iraqi aircraft, 100 Miles South of Kharg Island in the Arabian Gulf.
  • Later towed to Siri Island to unload her cargo of Crude Oil where she was later examined and declared a constructive total loss.
  • Broken-up Taiwan 1986.
British Seafarer
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: Tanker 763,090 Cubic Feet
Completed: April 1951, Yard No: 703
Tonnage: Gross: 11,220, Net: 6477
DWT: 16200
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & co. Ltd. Newcastle
British Talent
Shipping Company: BP Tanker Co. Ltd.
Vessel Type: (No Info)
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