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Name: FORESTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/12/1951
Completed: 05/1952
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 569
Dimensions: 8377grt, 4776nrt, 468.0 x 59.9 x 37.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 74 x 48ins) + LP turbine, 3750ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185431
History:
05/1952 Charente SS Co Ltd (T & J Harrison & Co Ltd), Liverpool
30/12/1970 Maldives Shipping Ltd, Male; renamed MALDIVE AMBASSADOR
10/1973 Broken up
Comments: 10/1973: Broken up at Tadotsu, work commenced 30/10/1973


Above photo as FORESTER copyright of Malcolm Cranfield