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Name: PORT PHILLIP
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/02/1941
Completed: 03/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1609
Dimensions: 12439grt, 7587nrt, 503.5 x 68.2 x 39.3ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 5cyl (26.4 x 91.25in), 10700bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 168257
History:
03/1942 Port Line Ltd, London
02/1971 Broken up
Comments: 10/02/1971: Delivered to China National Machinery Import & Export
Corporation for breaking up at Shanghai


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Alex Wood

Above photo copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above: On charter to Brocklebank. Photo copyright of Bob Scott