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Name: C W S PROGRESS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/01/1931
Completed: 02/1931
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 1070
Dimensions: 967grt, 514nrt, 213.2 x 32.3 x 12.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 28 & 47 x 33ins), 174nhp; (1958: Oil engine, 4SA, 6cyl (350 x 500mm)
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd; (1958: Skoda, Prague)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147425
History:
19/02/1931 Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd, Manchester
1957 NG Lampiris, Piraeus; renamed GEORGIOS L
1962 DN Levantakis & Co, Piraeus; renamed POLA II
1966 DN Levantakis & Co, Piraeus; renamed KASTRIANI
1969 Michel Corm, Beirut; renamed MABROUK
23/11/1969 Sank
Comments: 1958: Re-engined
23/11/1969: Sank after an explosion 20nm SW of Cape Gata, Cyprus
On a voyage from Beirut to Trieste carrying fruit juice & general cargo


Above photo as CWS PROGRESS is copyright of Tyne and Wear Archives

Above photo as GEORGIOS L, at Goole in 1957, is copyright of Charlie Hill