1951 completed by Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd., Newcastle
for BP Tanker Co. Ltd., London
11.220GRT, 16.880tdw, 6.400bhp 2SA 6Cy. Hawthorn Leslie/Doxford, 13.75kn
1973 broken up Spain
Petroleum Products Tanker, Motor Vessel British Resource, (IMO Number: 1183096; Official Number: 183096), launched Wednesday, 16/03/1949, to yard number 694, by Hawthorn, Leslie and Company Limited, Hebburn Yard, South Shields, and completed and delivered, September 1949, to British Tanker Company L
Memory fading - either British Fern or British liberty - L-R: Angus (?) J/E, (?, R/O), Charlie Taylor (4/E, (? Jun R/O), (?, 3/E), Bill Neale (Me) J/E. 1969 or 1970. Sailed with Angus &amp; Charlie on both vessels, and both visited Little Aden. Can anyone fill the gaps?
Shot taken from the bridge deck, to port of the swimming pool showing part of the deck cargo of lub. oil drums (Castrol, not BP). The stbd. lifeboat davits can be seen, stbd. bridge wing and sparky's mast.