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Name: PERSEUS
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/10/1949
Completed: 04/1950
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 111
Dimensions: 11260dwt, 10109grt, 515.5 x 68.3 x 30.6ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbine, dr geared
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Barrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 18.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183763; IMO: 5275167
History:
22/01/1950 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool
03/01/1973 Broken up
Comments: 03/01/1973: Broken up by Li Chong Steel & Iron Works, Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson