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Name: KORLE LAGOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/05/1964
Completed: 09/1964
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 2006
Dimensions: 7337grt, 4326nrt, 9795dwt, 454.4 x 62.8 x 27.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (680 x 1250mm), 7300bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 316531
History:
09/1964 Black Star Line Ltd, Takoradi
21/09/1984 Broken up
Comments: 21/09/1984: Arrived at Aviles for breaking up by Desguaces y Aalvamentos


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo copyright of Peter Crichton

Above photo copyright of Dr Allan Ryszka-Onions