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Name: HERTFORD
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1948
Completed: 12/1948
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 106
Dimensions: 11276grt, 6640nrt, 14932dwt, 560.9 x 70.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, Doxford type, 2SA, 5cyl (725 x 2245mm), 12800bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182914
History:
12/1948 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
1976 Marvico Shipping Co Ltd (Roussos Bros), Limassol
1976 Renamed THIA DESPINA
1978 Netidi Shipping Co Ltd (Roussos Bros), Limassol
1978 Renamed GEORGHIOS FRANGAKIS
02/1985 Broken up
Comments: 24/01/1985: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking up by Nigdililer Hurdacilik ve Ticaret AS
15/02/1985: Work commenced


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