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Name: MICKLEHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/1920
Completed: 04/1920
Builder: J & D Morris
Yard: Pelaw Main
Yard Number: 67
Dimensions: 366grt, 146nrt, 135.3 x 23.6 x 10.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 34 x 24ins), 62rhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144508
History:
04/1920 John Harrison Ltd, London
1920 Walford Lines; renamed JOLLY LAURA
1928 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Sunderland; renamed BELFORD
1936 JM Piggins, Montrose
1948 South Wales Sand & Gravel; renamed GLEN FOAM
1963 Tay Sand Company
22/10/1963 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as WAR ARUN for the British Government
1948: Converted to sand pump dredger
22/10/1963: Broken up at Briton Ferry


Above photo as GLEN FOAM courtesy of Ron Tovey