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Name: GRANWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/07/1959
Completed: 10/1959
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 601
Dimensions: 8182grt, 4388nrt, 487.1 x 61.3 x 26.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SA, 7cyl (720 x 1250mm), 6300ihp
Engines by: G Clark & North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (Sunderland) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 301016
History:
10/1959 Wm France, Fenwick & Co Ltd, London
1971 Ofmike Corporation, Monrovia; renamed PENNY MICHAELS
1976 Renamed LAMDA
1980 Renamed BLUE DANUBE
1981 Black Sea Shipping Co Ltd, Monrovia; renamed BELMONTE
07/1982 Broken up
Comments: 07/1982: Broken up at Chittagong, arrived 11/07/1982


Coming to Sunderland for engines. Photo copyright of Tony Frost

Photo copyright of Alan Richardson