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Name: OCEAN TRANSPORT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/09/1961
Completed: 03/1962
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 751
Dimensions: 13161dwt, 8608grt, 4919nrt, 462.9 x 63.3 x 29.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type 670P4 (no 4239), 4cyl (670 x 2100mm), 6640bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineering) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 303413
History:
03/1962 British Empire SN & Empire Transport Co Ltd (Houlder Bros Ltd), Swansea
1965 Houlder Line Ltd (Houlder Bros Ltd), Swansea
1975 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Swansea
1978 Welldeck Shipping Co Ltd, Swansea
1980 Viceroy Maritime Corporation, Piraeus; renamed ELLION HOPE
02/1983 Broken up
Comments: 27/02/1983: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Ramatullah Hussain


Above photos copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo copyright of Michael Green