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Name: HOPESTAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/01/1936
Completed: 02/1936
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1513
Dimensions: 5267grt, 3192nrt, 416.8 x 57.4 x 27.0ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, 400nhp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 161592
History:
02/1936 Wallsend Shipping Co Ltd (Arthur Stott & Co Ltd), Newcastle
1938 Managers became Stott, Mann & Fleming Ltd.
14/11/1948 Missing
Comments: 14/11/1948: Last reported by wireless 200 miles west of Nova Scotia at 43N - 56.48W
On a voyage from Newcastle to Philadelphia in ballast. Subsequently posted missing


Above photo courtesy of Photoship