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Name: MEGANTIC
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/07/1962
Completed: 12/1962
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1990
Dimensions: 11120grt, 6154nrt, 495.0 x 71.0 x 42.0ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SA, 7cyl (620 x 1400mm), 16000bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 18.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 304403
History:
12/1962 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, London
1979 Ampney Shipping Corp, Piraeus; renamed DIMITRIOS VENTOURIS
16/04/1980 Broken up
Comments: 16/04/1980: Broken up at Kaohsiung by Swie Horng Steel Enterprise Co


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

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