One of the 42's which were probably the best proportioned of this design. The 35, 32 and 15's were all lovely and the 15's the most loved but the 42's were lovely ships and have their own fan club. I was on British Power.
5.10.1922, Launched by Sir James Laing &amp; Sons Ltd, Sunderland (Yard No 685), for the British Tanker Co Ltd. 1.1923 Completed. 9.4.1941. Damaged by aircraft whilst off Harwich. 9/10.5.1941, Damaged by aircraft whilst off Spurn Head. 7.1953 Sold for demolition. 10.7.1953, Arrived at Bo'ness.
BP Tanker Co Ltd
27.11.1958; Launched by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast (Yard No 1572). 8.4.1959 Completed. 6.1959;Transferred to the Tanker Charter Co Ltd. 1972 Transferred to the BP Tanker Co Ltd. 4.4.1975 Arrived at Kaohsiung for demolition.5.4.1975; Sold to the Nissho-Iwai American Corp, New Y