Deck and superstructure of the oil tanker British Grenadier

Maker
Unknown
Production date
23 Feb 1923
Description
View of the foredeck showing the hatches leading to the cargo tanks, the complex pipe work, a raised companionway, foremast and derrick. Astern is the island bridge superstructure. An officer is standing on the deck.
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Department
Maker
Production date
23 Feb 1923
Subject notes
The raised companionway allowed crew members to walk to the forecastle with out going down onto the deck. Modern tankers have both their engines and bridge superstructure at the stern.
Accession number
P16781

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