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Name: DORSETBROOK
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 12/06/1957
Completed: 11/1957
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 222
Dimensions: 1328grt, 695nrt, 235.0 x 35.7 x 15.3ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, M47M type, 7cyl, 1120bhp
Engines by: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187677
History:
11/1957 Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd (Williams Shipping Co Ltd)
01/1967 Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, London
01/1973 Eskgarth Shipping Co Ltd, (Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, managers), London
01/1973 Renamed DORSET QUEEN
04/1974 Gomba Shipping Ltd (James Fisher & Co Ltd, managers), London
1974 Renamed GOMBA PROGRESS
1977 Atlantic Africa Lines Ltd, (Gomba Shipping Ltd, managers), London
1977 Renamed ATLANTIC PROGRESS
1978 Flotilla Shipping Co, Cyprus
1979 Atlantis Shipping Co SA, Greece; renamed CHRYSANTHI
1983 Dores Shipping Co Ltd, Malta
1984 Lydia Shipping Co, Greece; renamed LYDIA
2000 Broken up
Comments: 28/08/2000: Broken up at Aliaga


Above: as DORSETBROOK. Photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above: As DORSETBROOK

Above: as GOMBA PROGRESS. Photos courtesy of www.shipsnostalgia.com