British Harmony

Vessel name on Arrival: British Harmony

Original Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigan Richardson - Low Walker Yard

Original Yard No: 1696

Official Number: 168214

Vessel Type: tanker

GRT: 8453

Year Built: 1940

Arrival Date: 16/10/1960

Breakup Started: 03/11/1960

Date First Beached: 19/04/1961

Date Breakup Completed: 10/08/1961

Draught For’d: 18' 6"

Draught Aft: 21' 00"

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Single-Screw Oil Tanker BRITISH HARMONY built for the British Tanker Company Limited of London

 

Launched   :  09-06-1941

Completed :  September 1941

 

Tonnages  :   8,453 GRT  /   12,500 DWT

 

Dimensions  :   466.3 feet   x   61.9 feet   x   33.9 feet

 

Propulsion  :   4-Cylinder Doxford 2-stroke CSA Oil Engine manufactured by vessel Builder

 

Engine Rated Output  :   3,435 BHP

 

23-09-1957  :   BRITISH HARMONY was laid up at Falmouth

29-09-1960  :   BRITISH HARMONY was towed to Cardiff, then Glasgow, for demolition

16-10-1960  :   BRITISH HARMONY arrived at the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company, Troon