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Name: IRIS
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 26/03/1940
Completed: 06/1940
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1650
Dimensions: 1479grt, 487nrt, 237.5 x 35.2 x 22.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (13, 22 & 36 x 24ins), 213nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws; 11.0knots
Reg Number: n/a; (1969: 337969)
History:
06/1940 HM Postmaster General, London
1969 Renamed C S IRIS
06/1976 Broken up
Comments: 06/1976: Broken up at Viane, Zeeland by M van der Marel BV


Above photo as IRIS courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as IRIS courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as IRIS, dated 09/06/1969, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo as CS IRIS courtesy of Photoship