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Name: FORMALITY
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 14/05/1968
Completed: 07/1968
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 304
Dimensions: 199grt, 159nrt, 412dwt, 137.4 x 25.3 x 8.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, ESR4, 4cyl (210 x 192mm), 330bhp
Engines by: Lister Blackstone Marine Ltd, Stamford
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 335826
History:
07/1968 FT Everard & Sons Ltd, Greenhithe
09/1987 Panther Trading Ltd (AJ & A Pratt, managers), Douglas, Isle of Man; renamed EAU DE VIE
1988 T & D Murrell and T Wood, London; renamed THAMESWOOD
1991 Taylor Marine Contracts Ltd
1993 Milton Maritime Management Ltd, (Merlin Marine Management Ltd, managers)
1994 Removed from management
07/06/1994 John Bailey and Leslie Blair
No further history known
Comments: 7/2011: Recorded as being in lay-up since 03/05/1995


Above photo as FORMALITY copyright of the Wallsend News, courtesy of John Dobson

Above photo as FORMALITY copyright of Bob Scott