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Name: LAOMEDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/08/1952
Completed: 02/1953
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 133
Dimensions: 7864grt, 4580nrt, 9307dwt, 487.2 x 62.4 x 28.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, B&W type, 2SCSA, 7cyl (750 x 1500mm), 7000bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185459
History:
02/1953 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1977 Regent Navigation Corporation, Panama; renamed ASPASIA
05/1978 Broken up
Comments: 02/05/1978: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking


Above photo copyright of RA Priest

Above photo copyright of Keith Wood