ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
INVERNESS
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTAL TANKER
Date
1968
Official Number
334765
Description
Coastal Oil Tanker
Yard Number: 936

Renamed: BP BATTLER (1976); BORDER BATTLER (1997)

Motor tanker with machinery aft.
2 stroke single acting 6 cylinder oil engine made by British Polar Engines Ltd. 1280 b.h.p.
3 generators.
Deadweight cargo tonnage 2221 tons.

Lloyd's List 1977-78 gives change of name to BP BATTLER as from 1976 and owner as BP Oil Ltd at BP House, Victoria Street, London, SWE 5NJ.
Lloyd's List 1991-92 gives same owner but the vessel has had new engines fitted in November 1987: Alpha Diesel - 4 stroke 8 cylinder, manufactured by MAN-B&W Diesel, GMBH, West Germany and a controllable pitch propeller. Owners now at BP House, Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead.
Lloyd's List 2005-06 gives change of name to BORDER BATTLER in 1997 and owner still BP Oil Ltd, manged by BP Shipping Ltd.

2005 Scrapped in Santander, Spain
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Shell Mex And Bp Ltd
Dimensions
length 235' x breadth 40' x depth 16'
gross tonnage: 1529 ton

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