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Name: PORT ALMA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/09/1928
Completed: 12/1928
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1341
Dimensions: 7983grt, 4926nrt, 477.3 x 63.2 x 31.0ft
Engines: 2 x 4cyl, oil engines, 2SCSA, 1374nhp
Engines by: Wm Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160615
History:
12/1928 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
11/1937 Company restyled as Port Line Ltd, London
30/08/1964 Broken up
Comments: 30/08/1964: Broken up at Onomichi


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