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Name: HORNBY GRANGE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1946
Completed: 12/1946
Builder: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 683
Dimensions: 11621dwt, 10785grt, 6505nrt, 479.5 x 65.8 x 31.0ft (*)
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SA, Doxford type, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 8900bhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, St Peters, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 181528
History:
12/1946 Houlder Line Ltd, London
1969 Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London; renamed DOURO
1970 Prince Line Ltd, London
06/06/1972 Broken up
Comments: 06/06/1972: Broken up by Desguaces e Salvamentos at San Juan de Nieva, Spain
(*) Dimensions are: Length OA, Extreme Breadth and Draft


Above two photos as HORNBY GRANGE

Above two photos as DOURO