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Name: PATHFINDER
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 06/12/1949
Completed: 05/1950
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 701
Dimensions: 7730dwt, 5460grt, 3110nrt, 447.0 x 60.4 x 20.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 5cyl (560 x 1680mm), Doxford type
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1950 Pan Ore SS Co Inc, Panama
1960 Lib-Ore SS Co Inc, Monrovia
02/03/1976 Broken up
Comments: 1960: Lengthened & widened to 509.0 x 64.0ft, 12417dwt, 7484grt
02/03/1976: Arrived at Brownsville, Texas for breaking up by Consolidated Steel Co


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