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Name: CITY OF LANCASTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/01/1924
Completed: 02/1924
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 940
Dimensions: 2996grt, 1893nrt, 330.2 x 45.0 x 22.6ft);
(1929: 3041grt, 1923nrt, 335.2 x 45.0 x 22.6ft)
Engines: T3cyl (20, 35 & 60 x 42ins), 362nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147242
History:
07/02/1924 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd, managers), Liverpool
1947 Renamed LANCASTRIAN
06/12/1953 Broken up
Comments: 1929: Lengthened by approx 5.0ft
06/12/1953: Arrived at Troon for breaking up
11/12/1953: Breaking up commenced by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co
09/09/1954: Breaking up completed


Above photo as CITY OF LANCASTER is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo as LANCASTRIAN is courtesy of Richard Cox