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Name: MONGOLIA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/08/1922
Completed: 04/1923
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 964
Dimensions: 16504grt, 10333nrt, 551.6 x 72.0 x 38.5ft
Engines: 6 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 2567nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145517
History:
04/1923 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, Newcastle
1938 New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd (by charter); renamed RIMUTAKA
1950 Cia de Nav Incres SA, Panama; renamed EUROPA
1951 Renamed NASSAU
1955 Incres Steamship Co Ltd, Monrovia
1961 Cia Naviera Turistica Mexicana SA, Acapulco; renamed ACAPULCO
01/1965 Broken up
Comments: 1951: Renovated in Genoa & converted into a cruise ship
1961: Rebuilt by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Glasgow
1961: Fitted with a new bow and new funnel
15/12/1964: Arrived at Osaka under tow
06/01/1966: Work commenced on breaking up at Sakai


Above photo as MONGOLIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MONGOLIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RIMUTAKA courtesy of Brent Chambers

Above photo as RIMUTAKA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as NASSAU courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ACAPULCO copyright A Duncan