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Name: PORT HUON
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/03/1927
Completed: 06/1927
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1293
Dimensions: 8021grt, 4956nrt, 477.2 x 63.3 x 31.0ft
Engines: 2 x 6cyl, oil engines, 2SCSA, 1495nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149842
History:
06/1927 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
11/1937 Company restyled as Port Line Ltd, London
10/11/1961 Broken up
Comments: 10/11/1961: Broken up at Yokosuka


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