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Name: CORTONA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/04/1947
Completed: 10/1947
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 687
Dimensions: 8289grt, 4919nrt, 448.0 x 62.75 x 27.3ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182076
History:
20/10/1947 Donaldson Line Ltd (Donaldson Bros & Black Ltd), Glasgow
1967 Jade Co Inc (Soc de Gestion Evge), Piraeus; renamed KAROS
07/07/1980 Broken up
Comments: 07/07/1980: Broken up at Kaohsiung by Nan Long Steel & Iron Co Ltd


Above photo as CORTONA is copyright of the Alex Wood Collection

Above photo as CORTONA is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as CORTONA is copyright of David Kirby

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