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Name: PACIFIC ENVOY
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/11/1957
Completed: 04/1958
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 157
Dimensions: 11610dwt, 9439grt, 5572nrt, 501.2 x 63.4 x 29.5ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 8470shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187759
History:
04/1958 Furness Withy & Co Ltd, London
1967 Renamed LOCH RYAN
1970 Renamed PACIFIC ENVOY
1971 Amon Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed AEGIS STRENGTH
03/1974 Broken up
Comments: 1967: Renamed LOCH RYAN for service with Royal Mail Lines
03/1974: Broken up Whampoa, Singapore


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as PACIFIC ENVOY, but still in Royal Mail colours, copyright of Ian Stockbridge

Above photo as AEGIS STRENGTH copyright of Malcolm Cranfield