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British Purpose (1)

See also : Christening ceremony of the "British Purpose (1)"

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"British Purpose".
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"British Purpose".
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"British Purpose".
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"British Purpose", Europoort, Rotterdam, in the 70ties.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )

Original Name
British Purpose
Type
VLCC
Delivered
18-03-1974
IMO No
7328384
Builder & Yard
Nederlandsche Dok & Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam, Holland
Yard No
846
Engine
Steam
KW
23536
GRT
117536
NTR
96294
DWT
224999
LOA
330,01
LBP
314,13
Beam
48,75
Draft
19,90
Depth
25,61
Other names and history
1985 Scrapped
Scrapped
19-02-1985

The Miramar Ship Index for "BRITISH PURPOSE"
IDNo:
7328384
Year:
1974
Name:
BRITISH PURPOSE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.08.1973
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
18.03.1974

Tons:
117536
Link:
-
DWT:
224999
Yard No:
846
Length overall:
330.0
Ship Design:
LPP:
314.1
Country of build:
NLD
Beam:
48.8
Builder:
Nederlandsche D&SB
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Amsterdam
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
[ Forepart Launched 13.10.1973 ]

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 19.02.1985. ( By The Great Honor Steel & Iron, Kaohsiung )

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7328384
7328384
1974
BRITISH PURPOSE
117536
-
BP Thames Tanker Co., Ltd.