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Name: NEWFOUNDLAND
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1947
Completed: 02/1948
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 102
Dimensions: 7437grt, 4236nrt, 440.6 x 61.2 x 25.5ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182403
History:
02/1948 Johnston Warren Lines Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1962 Dominion Navigation Co Ltd (HC Sleigh Ltd), Liverpool
1962 Renamed GEORGE ANSON
04/1971 Broken up
Comments: 15/02/1971: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
01/04/1971: Work began by Great China Steel Development Corp


Above photo copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo copyright of George Dickinson

Above photo as GEORGE ANSON copyright of David Kirby

Above photo as GEORGE ANSON copyright of Gordon Ross