British Success

Vessel name on Arrival: British Success

Original Builder: The Blythswood Shipbuilding Company Limited, Scotstoun

Original Yard No: 81

Official Number: 180817

Vessel Type: tanker

GRT: 8215

Year Built:

Arrival Date: 28/08/1961

Breakup Started: 19/10/1961

Date First Beached: 15/08/1962

Date Breakup Completed: 30/11/1962

Draught For’d: 11' 0"

Draught Aft: 14' 6"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

 

Crude Oil Carrier for the British Tanker Company Limited of London

 

07-11-1945  :   Launched

26-02-1946  :   Completed

 

Tonnages  :   8,215 tons GRT  /   12,382 tons DWT

 

Dimensions  :   147 metres   x   18.1 metres

 

Propulsion  :   6-Cyl 4-stroke CSA Oil Engine of B & W design, manufactured by J & G Kincaid, Greenock

 

Output and Speed  :   3,375 BHP   /    12 knots

 

 

22-09-1957  :   Vessel laid up at Falmouth

29-08-1961  :   Vessel arrived at Troon, under tow, for breaking by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Coy

 

( Photograph shows M. V. British Supremacy – similar in size and construction to M.V. British Success )