ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
POINT LAW
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTAL TANKER
Date
1967
Official Number
334704
Description
Yard Number: 935

Construction: Welded; 1 deck

British Polar Engine GLAS 3 x 75, 75, 320KW 220V

POINT LAW was the first of four coastal tankers built by Hall Russell for Shell Mex BP. The other three were INVERNESS, GRANGEMOUTH AND ARDROSSAN. POINT LAW was named after Shell's BP Oil Depot at the bottom end of the old fishmarket dock.

Lloyd's Returns of Wrecks & Losses 1975:
POINT LAW en route St Sampson to Isle of Grain in ballast wrecked on Le Puis Jervais Rocks, Alderney 15th July 1975.
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Shipowner
Shell Mex And Bp Ltd
Dimensions
length 235' x breadth 40' 8" x depth 16' 10"
Gross Tonnage: 1529 ton
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