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Name: INSTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/08/1920
Completed: 01/01/1921
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 185
Dimensions: 1834grt, 1054nrt, 270.2 x 38.2 x 16.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 235nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145138
History:
01/1921 S Instone & Co Ltd, London
1923 Portrush SS Co Ltd (McNeil & Jones), London; renamed HILLGLADE
1924 Portland SS Co Ltd (R McNeil & Sons), London
1925 Portsmouth SS Co Ltd (Mcneil & Jones), London
1928 Worms et Cie, Le Havre; renamed NORMANVILLE
1940 Ministry of Shipping (Westbourne Shipping Co Ltd), Plymouth
1945 Worms et Cie, Le Havre
1951 Francesco Longobardo, Naples; renamed ROSALBA
04/1959 Broken up
Comments: 07/1940: Seized by UK Government at Plymouth
04/1959: Broken up at Piraeus