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Name: MARSDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 03/1924
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 232
Dimensions: 2874grt, 1692nrt, 220.0 x 33.1 x 14.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 30ins), 99nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148056
History:
03/1924 Burnett Steamship Co Ltd (Burnett & Co, managers), Newcastle
1946 Hilmar Reksten; renamed NERVA
1946 Springfjord Shipping Co; renamed SPRINGBJORN
1950 Hilmar Reksten; renamed GORDIAN
1958 Wallem & Co; renamed BONITA
24/06/1961 Broken up
Comments: 24/06/1961: Broken up at Hong Kong


Above photo as MARSDEN courtesy of Clive Ketley

Photos as GORDIAN copyright of Hansen & Pedersen