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Name: PORT NAPIER
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/11/1946
Completed: 09/1947
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1749
Dimensions: 11879grt, 6824nrt, 559.5 x 70.3 x 30.6ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 6cyl (26.4 x 91.3ins), 2674hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 181707
History:
09/1947 Port Line Ltd, London
10/02/1970 Broken up
Comments: 10/02/1970: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
Broken up by Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co


Above photo copyright of A Duncan

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Above 2 photos copyright of Chris Howell