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Name: PORT ADELAIDE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/12/1950
Completed: 05/1951
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 705
Dimensions: 10650dwt, 8114grt, 4552nrt, 490.0 x 64.8 x 28.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (725 x 2250mm), Doxford type
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184435
History:
05/1951 Port Line Ltd., London
19/08/1972 Broken up
Comments: 19/08/1972:Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Jui Fa Steel & Iron Co Ltd