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Name: LESTRIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/02/1921
Completed: 07/1921
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1118
Dimensions: 1881grt, 937nrt, 290.0 x 42.6 x 18.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 318nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146571
History:
07/1921 Cork Steamship Co, London
1922 British & Continental Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1936 James Patrick & Co Pty Ltd, Sydney; renamed CARADALE
1959 Far East Metal Industry & Shipping Co Ltd, Hong Kong
1Q/1959 Broken up
Comments: 1Q/1959: Broken up at Hong Kong


Photo courtesy of Gordon Ross