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Name: KATSINA PALM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/08/1957
Completed: 12/1957
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1938
Dimensions: 8734grt, 4793nrt, 11370dwt, 500.0 x 62.9 x 26.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 5cyl (670 x 2320mm), 5600bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 187171
History:
12/1957 Palm Line Ltd, Liverpool
1978 Nan Chiao Shipping Pte Ltd, Singapore; renamed NEW DRAGON
27/08/1984 Broken up
Comments: 27/08/1984: Arrived at Shanghai for delivery to Chinese breakers


Above photo as KATSINA PALM copyright of John Clarkson

Above photo as KATSINA PALM copyright of Richard Parsons

Above photo as KATSINA PALM copyright of Richard Parsons

Above photo as KATSINA PALM copyright of Harold Appleyard

Above photo as NEW DRAGON copyright of Don Meehan