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Name: DEWSTONE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/06/1924
Completed: 07/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1247
Dimensions: 1371grt, 793nrt, 235.1 x 36.1 x 15.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (15, 25 & 40 x 27ins), 120nhp
Engines by: Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 147687
History:
07/1924 Crete Shipping Co Ltd (Stelp & Leighton Ltd), London
1934 McIlwraith, McEacharn Ltd, Sydney NSW; renamed PELTON BANK
1968 Broken up
Comments: Q2/1968: Broken up at Sydney NSW by Hurley & Dewhirst Pty Ltd


Above photo as PELTON BANK courtesy of Don Ross

Above photo as PELTON BANK courtesy of Photoship