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Name: GOODWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/12/1927
Completed: 02/1928
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 488
Dimensions: 5008grt, 3089nrt, 401.2 x 55.0 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40.5 & 67 x 45ins), 423nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147796
History:
02/1928 Joseph Constantine Steamship Line
1936 Lykiardopulo & Co, Greece; renamed MERCHANT ROYAL
03/07/1946 Sank
Comments: 03/07/1946: Sank after collision some 20 miles off Portland Bill


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair