The day before launch, Oct. 30, 1963.
Newly launched, Nov. 2, 1963.
Sea trails following launch.
Bridge tower without support rods.
Because of vibration the bridge tower got support rods on the
sides, later also on the back (see the following photos).
8) M/T BORGSTEN (91,356 tdw)
Fred Olsen & Co., Oslo, Norway
In service as M/T Borgsten: 1964 - 1973
Built in 1964 by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons, Ltd., Sunderland, UK as B#709.
Main engine: B&W 10 cyl, 21.300 bhp, service speed 15.5 knots.
Metric length overall: 265.0
At the time this was the largest UK built vessel.
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