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Name: PORT MACQUARIE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1943
Completed: 02/1944
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1685
Dimensions: 9072grt, 5485nrt, 470.9 x 62.2 x 37.2ft
Engines: 2SCSA 6cyl, Doxford type, 6600bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169750
02/1944 Port Line Ltd, London
13/09/1968 Broken up
Comments: 13/09/1968: Broken up at Kaohsiung by Tai Kien Industries


In her original war time configuration. Photos courtesy of Kevin Blair

Photo courtesy of Brent Chambers

Photo courtesy of Doug Wright

Photo courtesy of Chris Howell