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Name: EASTERN PRINCE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1950
Completed: 14/10/1950
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 116
Dimensions: 8827grt, 5205nrt, 10515dwt, 470.9 x 63.2 x 28.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6800bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184284
History:
10/1950 Prince Line Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), London
1960 Renamed BARDIC for charter to Shaw, Savill & Albion
1964 Bibby Line Ltd (Bibby Bros), Liverpool; renamed STAFFORDSHIRE
03/1971 Broken up
Comments: 06/03/1971: Arrived at Hong Kong for breaking up by Fuji Marden & Co Ltd


Above photo as EASTERN PRINCE is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as EASTERN PRINCE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BARDIC is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as STAFFORDSHIRE is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Profile & Decks plans courtesy of Shipping World. Click HERE to enlarge