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Name: DEMODOCUS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/01/1955
Completed: 08/1955
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 147
Dimensions: 7968grt, 4558nrt, 9300dwt, 491.5 x 62.4 x 28.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (750 x 1500mm), 8000bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187111
History:
08/1955 Ocean SS Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1970 Glen Line Ltd, Liverpool; renamed GLENROY
1972 Ocean SS Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool; renamed DEMODOCUS
1972 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1973 Ocean Tramping Co Ltd, Mogadiscio; renamed HUNGSIA
1973 Nan Yang Shipping Co, Mogadiscio
1976 Dawn Maritime Corporation SA, Panama
1979 Peoples Republic of China; renamed HONG QI 137
No later history known
Comments: 1982: Deleted from Chinese Register as condemned


Above photo as DEMODOCUS copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as DEMODOCUS copyright of T Graham

Above photo as GLENROY copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as HUNGSIA