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Name: ORION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1919
Completed: 10/1919
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 216
Dimensions: 2422grt, 1475nrt, 303.0 x 43.0 x 20.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 263nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
10/1919 A/S D/S Orion (CP Jensen), Copenhagen
1957 Cia de Nav Financera Navicox SA, Panama; renamed ARIKA
02/1965 Broken up
Comments: 1919: Laid down as WAR LOGAN, a standard H type cargo ship
02/1965: Broken up at La Spezia, arrived there 06/02/1965


Above photo as Orion copyright of the Robert Bomans collection

Above photo as ARIKA copyright of Fotomar