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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 photo as HORNBY GRANGE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as HORNBY GRANGE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DOURO is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DOURO is courtesy of Photoship