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Name: KILLURIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/10/1945
Completed: 01/01/1946
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 77
Dimensions: 565grt, 304nrt, 175.0 x 27.1 x 9.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 5cyl (9.75 x 17.75ins)
Engines by: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180792
History:
01/1946 HJ Wilson, London & Wexford
07/02/1950 Sank
Comments: 07/02/1950: Sank on Sillette Reef off Normont Point, Jersey on
a voyage from Grimsby to St Helier with a cargo of basic slag


Extract from the Shipbuilder & Marine Engine Builder courtesy of Terry Summerson