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Name: GREYFRIARS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/05/1923
Completed: 08/1923
Builder: J & D Morris
Yard: Pelaw Main
Yard Number: 71
Dimensions: 1500dwt, 1142grt, 625nrt, 217.5 x 33.9 x 13.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 27 & 44 x 30ins), 131nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145536
History:
08/1923 Newbigin Steam Shipping Co Ltd (ER Newbigin Ltd, managers), Newcastle
27/01/1960 Broken up
Comments: Laid down, framed & partially plated by J & D Morris
Launched & completed by T Mitchison of Gateshead
27/01/1960: Broken up at Hemixem, Belgium


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Charlie Hill