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Name: COPTIC
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/02/1928
Completed: 07/1928
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1319
Dimensions: 8281grt, 5111nrt, 482.6 x 64.2 x 30.8ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 6cyl (31 x 43ins), 2020nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149312
History:
19/06/1928 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
14/07/1965 Broken up
Comments: 14/07/1965: Broken up at Antwerp


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