Tilbury was the only place on The Thames upriver of Thames Haven to see crude carriers. They either berthed at Tilbury Repair Jetty as in this case or sometimes used the New Dry Dock in the docks complex.
BP Tanker Co Ltd
16,9,1958, Launched by Vickers-Armstrong (Shipbuilders),Ltd, Barrow in Furness (Yard No 1057). 14,1,1975 Whilst on a voyage from Ras Tanura to Los Angeles, suffered engine room flooding and sank at position 25.42N, 137.19E, 180 mileswest of Iwo Jima.