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Name: PACIFIC STRONGHOLD
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/02/1958
Completed: 07/1958
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 158
Dimensions: 11650dwt, 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: 187825
History:
07/1958 Furness Withy & Co Ltd, London
1970 Arditos Cia Naviera SA, Piraeus; renamed AEGIS HONOR
1972 Aspis Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta
01/03/1974 Broken up
Comments: 01/03/1974: Broken up Whampoa, Singapore


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo copyright of Doug Rowland

Above photo as AEGIS HONOR copyright of John Wiltshire