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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, 14.5knots
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
1983: Broken up by Ramatullah Hussain


Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as OCEAN TRANSPORT is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ELLION HOPE is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as ELLION HOPE is copyright of Dave Longly