BP's British Poplar is outward bound at Gravesend 30 November 1974. Built in 1965 she was 13,530 gr tons. Handsome vessels as they were they perhaps could not quite match the charisma of some of the earlier classes.
BP Tanker Co Ltd.
1.4.1965, Launched by Eriksberg M/V ab,Gothenburg (Yard No 590).10.1965 Completed.1982 Sold to Italy, and renamed UTILITAS. 1991 Sold Italy renamed ALCANTARA. 1995 Sold to Indian shipbreakers. 6.9.1995, Anchored off Alang. 26.9.1995, Beached. 30.10.1995 Work commenced.