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Name: KENT
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1917
Completed: 08/08/1918
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 867
Dimensions: 8697grt, 5454nrt, 460.6 x 62.8 x 34.9ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, 973nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142611
History:
08/08/1918 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
16/08/1955 Broken up
Comments: 16/08/1955: Broken up by Hughes Bolckow Ltd at Blyth


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair