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Name: PRAHOVA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/09/1921
Completed: 03/1922
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 975
Dimensions: 3609grt, 2221nrt, 360.6 x 51.0 x 22.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 65.5 x 45ins), 371nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
03/1922 "Romania" Prima Soc Nat de Nav Marit, Braila, Roumania
1941 Alexandre Vlasov, Braila; renamed TROPICUS
1942 Government of the United States War Shipping Administration; renamed CLOVERBROOK
1947 Renamed TROPICUS
1948 A Vlasov (Sitmar); renamed CASTELVERDE
1950 Renamed CASTELMARINO
09/1953 Broken up
Comments: 09/1953: Broken up at La Spezia


Photos courtesy of Richard Cox