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Name: NOVA SCOTIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/11/1946
Completed: 08/1947
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 101
Dimensions: 7438grt, 4241nrt, 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: 181096
History:
08/1947 Johnston Warren Lines Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1962 Dominion Navigation Co Ltd (HC Sleigh Ltd), Liverpool
1962 Renamed FRANCIS DRAKE
03/1971 Broken up
Comments: 16/03/1971: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
25/03/1971: Work commenced by Li Chong Steel & Iron Works


Above photo copyright of Alex Duncan

Above photo copyright of William Taylor

Above photo as FRANCIS DRAKE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as FRANCIS DRAKE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as FRANCIS DRAKE courtesy of Richard Cox