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Name: PORT JACKSON
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/11/1936
Completed: 01/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1515
Dimensions: 9687grt, 5823nrt, 500.6 x 68.2 x 29.8ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 4cyl (28.5 x 88.5ins), 2025nhp
Engines by: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165383
01/1937 Port Line Ltd, London
1967 K Stergiopulos; renamed LEGATION
13/04/1967 Broken up
Comments: 13/04/1967: Broken up at Kure


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photos courtesy of Chris Howell

Photo as LEGATION courtesy of Malcolm Cranfield