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Name: PORT ADELAIDE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/08/1919
Completed: 12/1919
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 488
Dimensions: 8422grt, 5350nrt, 481.2 x 62.3 x 33.0ft
Engines: 6 x Steam turbines, 2 x (HP, IP & LP), 967nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143949
History:
12/12/1919 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1938 Port Line Ltd, London
21/08/1949 Broken up
Comments: 21/08/1949: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking up
08/1949: Broken up by TW Ward


Above photo is copyright of J Clarkson