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Name: CITY OF PARIS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/12/1920
Completed: 02/1922
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1129
Dimensions: 10902grt, 6855nrt, 484.7 x 59.3 x 32.6ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 1315nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Reg Number: 146256
History:
12/09/1921 City Line Ltd (G Smith & Sons), Glasgow
1935 Ellerman Lines Ltd (City Line Ltd), Glasgow
24/02/1956 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 230 x 1st and 100 x 2nd Class passengers
Completion delayed as a joiners strike caused ship to be completed at St Nazaire
24/02/1956: Arrived at Newport for breaking up
1956: Broken up by John Cashmore Ltd


Above photo is courtesy of John Crossland

Above photo is courtesy of John Crossland

Above photo is courtesy of Stan Mayes

Shields Daily News, Monday, 03/10/1921

Northern Whig, Friday, 28/10/1921