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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, 14.0knots
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: 11/07/1982: Arrived at Chittagong for breaking up
Broken up by Karnafuly Metal Works


Above photo is copyright of John Johnson

Coming to Sunderland for engines. Photo is copyright of Tony Frost

Above photo is copyright of Brian Watson

Above photo is copyright of Alan Richardson