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Name: MASTER GEORGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/05/1955
Completed: 07/1955
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 583
Dimensions: 8425grt, 5088nrt, 472.6 x 61.3 x 28.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 76 x 48ins) + LP turbine, 4600ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1955 Miralgo Cia Armadora SA, Monrovia
1960 Registered at Piraeus
1970 Alassia Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed STELIOS
1972 Stalha Cia Naviera SA, Famagusta
1973 Romeo Navigation Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed VIVIANA
21/01/1974 Broken up
Comments: 21/01/1974: Arrived at Kaohsiung to be broken up
06/03/1974: Breaking up commenced by Tai Kien Industry Co Ltd


Above photo as MASTER GEORGE is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as MASTER GEORGE is courtesy of Greek Shipping Miracle

Above photo as MASTER GEORGE is copyright of Walter E Frost & City of Vancouver Archives