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Name: DELPHIC
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/04/1949
Completed: 08/11/1949
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 696
Dimensions: 10690grt, 6075nrt, 482.0 x 65.5 x 42.9ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SA, Doxford type, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 11500bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183574
History:
08/11/1949 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1967 Overseas Containers Ltd, Southampton
1969 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
14/08/1971 Broken up
Comments: 14/08/1971: Broken up at Kaohsiung by Hwa Eng Copper & Steel Co Ltd


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