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Name: MEMNON
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1958
Completed: 04/1959
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 166
Dimensions: 8504grt, 4873nrt, 9770dwt, 494.5 x 65.4 x 28.9ft
Engines: Oil engines, 2SCSA, B&W type, 6cyl (750 x 1500mm), 8800bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 301299
History:
04/1959 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1975 Renamed STENTOR
1977 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool; renamed OWERRI
1978 Henlow Shipping Corporation, Piraeus; renamed EUROPE
1987 Maltese flag owners; renamed PRIMUS
05/02/1988 Broken up
Comments: 05/02/1988: Arrived at Alang for breaking up by Crown Steel Co


Above photo as MEMNON copyright of the William T Barber Collection

Above photo as MEMNON copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo of MEMNON on charter to Safmarine copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as STENTOR copyright of Don Meehan