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Name: GEDDINGTON COURT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/08/1928
Completed: 09/1928
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 405
Dimensions: 6903grt, 4333nrt, 420.1 x 56.5 x 33.8ft;
(1961: 10146dwt, 7158grt, 4512nrt, 435.0 x 56.3 x 27.1ft (*))
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 51ins), 569nhp;
(1957: Oil engine, 2SA, 7cyl (520 x 900mm))
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd;
(1957: Mitsubishi Nippon Heavy Industries, Yokohama)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160564
History:
09/1928 United British SS Co Ltd (Haldin & Philipps Ltd, managers), London
1936 Company restyled as Court Line Ltd, London
1946 United British SS Co Ltd (Haldin & Philipps Ltd, managers), London
1951 Kyoritsu Kisen Nichino KK, Tokyo, Japan; renamed KYOHO MARU
1951 Nichiro Gyogyo KK, Tokyo, Japan
1953 Nichiro Kisen KK, Japan
12/1971 Broken up
Comments: 03/04/1941: Damaged in an air attack 30nm east of Dundee
1957: Re-engined
1961: Converted to a fish factory ship
12/1971: Broken up by Great China Steel & Iron Co Ltd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
(*) Dimensions are: Length OA, Extreme Breadth and Draft


Above photo as GEDDINGTON COURT is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter E Frost collection

Above photo as GEDDINGTON COURT is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as GEDDINGTON COURT is courtesy of Photoship