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Name: HURUNUI
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/08/1947
Completed: 06/1948
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 105
Dimensions: 11276grt, 6640nrt, 14940dwt, 560.9 x 70.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, Doxford type, 2SA, 5cyl (725 x 2250mm), 12800bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182932
History:
06/1948 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London
1966 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
11/1973 Broken up
Comments: 08/09/1973: Delivered to Dongkuk Steel Mill Co for breaking at Busan
08/11/1973: Work commenced


Above photos copyright of Malcolm Cranfield