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Name: PORT CHALMERS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/10/1933
Completed: 12/1933
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1483
Dimensions: 8535grt, 5204nrt, 488.8x 65.3 x 31.6ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 4cyl (25.2 x 97.6ins), 1570nhp
Engines by: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 163429
History:
12/1933 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1938 Port Line Ltd, London
11/1965 Broken up
Comments: 15/11/1965: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Nam Feng Steel


Above photo copyright of Allan Green

Above photo copyright of J Clarkson

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