14.2.1922, Launched by Swan, Hunter &amp; Wigham, Richardson Ltd, Newcastle (Yard No 1126), for the British Tanker Co Ltd.2.1922 Completed. 22.5.1941 Whilst on a ballast voyage from Freetown to Aruba and Curacao, was sunk by a torpedo from the German submarine U-103, at a position 6.15N, 12.59W,
Testing the lifeboat engine and my boat handling skills or lack of.
No prizes for guessing the location but there will be another couple of pictures that possibly will not help you. The clue is we had just been to Portland Maine.
Taken July 1974 Tommy Marrs "Old Man"
The "British Grenadier" on buoys off Isle of Grain. BP's first big all-aft tanker she was completed in 1963 by Vickers-Armstrong but only lasted until 1976 when she was broken up at Kaohsiung.
British Grenadier coming into Milford Haven, (I think, but if anyone knows better please post). She was one of a class of crude carriers all with military sounding names built arround 1962 and 1963. The Grenadier was built by Vickers Armstrong in Barrow in Furness. Lauched in August '62 and complete