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BRITISH FLAG passing Portishead 23.2.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

BRITISH FLAG passing Portishead 23.2.71 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

B.P. Tanker Co. Ltd.'s 1953 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn (Tyneside) built BRITISH FLAG is seen passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth exactly fifty years ago today, on 23rd February 1971.

BRITISH FLAG was soon sold for breaking, arriving at Burriana in eastern Spain on 19th July 1971.

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IMO 5022620 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 166.7 / 157.3 x 21.3 mtr.
Built in 1953 by R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd Hebburn United Kingdom as " BRITISH FLAG " for British Tanker Co Ltd London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 11.327 / 6.545 / 16.070.
Main Engine : Doxford 2T 6cyl Opposed Piston (26.375 x 91.3125) - 6400 bhp.

1956 Transferred to BP Tanker Co Ltd London United Kingdom.

1971 BU Burriana 19.07. (Aguilar y Peris) .




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