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Name: MERNOO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/07/1926
Completed: 09/1926
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1220
Dimensions: 2417grt, 1408nrt, 285.3 x 42.7 x 20.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 251nhp
Engines by: George Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 153918
History:
09/1926 Melbourne Steamship Co Ltd, Melbourne
1956 J Manners & Co, Hong Kong; renamed TYNE BREEZE
01/1958 Broken up
Comments: 01/1958: Broken up at Hong Kong by Shun Fung Iron Works


Photo courtesy of Gordon Ross