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Name: MALINES
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 06/01/1921
Completed: 07/1921
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 972
Dimensions: 2969grt, 1257nrt, 320.7 x 43.2 x 25.7ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 1525nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145402
History:
07/1921 Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich
1923 London & North Eastern Railway Company, Harwich
11/1940 Admiralty; renamed HMS MALINES
1944 Ministry of War Transport (General Steam Navigation Co), Harwich
04/1948 Broken up
Comments: 11/1940: Requisitioned by the Admiralty & commissioned as escort vessel HMS MALINES
19/07/1942: Torpedoed by German aircraft off Port Said, beached toprevent sinking
01/1943: Refloated and given temporary repairs
Became a training ship at Kabret for the rest of the war
24/04/1948: Arrived under tow at Dunston-on-Tyne for breaking by Clayton & Davie.