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Name: PORT AUCKLAND
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/10/1948
Completed: 04/1949
Builder: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 693
Dimensions: 12017dwt, 11945grt, 6817nrt, 538.4 x 70.3 x 30.7ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 2704mn
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, St Peter's, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183007
History:
28/01/1949 Port Line Ltd, London
1976 Gulf Fisheries Co, Kuwait; renamed MASHAALLAH
30/09/1979 Broken up
Comments: 1976: Converted to a livestock carrier (10244grt)
30/09/1979: Broken up by Chien Cheng Iron & Steel Co at Kaohsiung


Above photo as PORT AUCKLAND courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as PORT AUCKLAND courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MASHAALLAH copyright of Chris Howell