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Name: GOULISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/09/1949
Completed: 04/1950
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 563
Dimensions: 8430grt, 5058nrt, 492.4 x 62.2 x 30.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 48 & 81 x 54ins) with LP turbine, 6100ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183215
History:
04/1950 Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
1960 Shahristan Steamship Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
10/1962 Broken up
Comments: 10/1962: Broken up at Bremerhaven, arrived there 08/10/1962.


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Dave Welsh