British Supremacy

Vessel name on Arrival: British Supremacy

Original Builder: Harland & Wolff of Belfast, Northern Ireland

Original Yard No: 1284

Official Number: 180785

Vessel Type: tanker

GRT: 8242

Year Built: 1944

Arrival Date: 24/09/1961

Breakup Started: 06/08/1962

Date First Beached: 24/09/1961

Date Breakup Completed: 27/08/1963

Draught For’d: 13' 6"

Draught Aft: 14' 6"

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Crude Oil Tanker for the British Tanker Company of London

 

26-07-1945  :   Launched

21-12-1945  :  Completed

 

Tonnages  :   8,242 tons GRT  /  12,000 tons DWT

 

Dimensions  :   147.2 metres   x    18.1 metres

 

Propulsion  :   6-Cyl 4 stroke CSA Oil Engine of B & W design, maufactured by H & W (Glasgow)

 

Output & Speed  :   3,200 BHP  /  11.5 knots

 

 

11-07-1957  :   Vessel laid up at Falmouth

 

25-09-1961  :   Arrived at Troon, under tow, for demolition by the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Coy.