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Name: PURLEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/01/1906
Completed: 05/1906
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 4294grt, 2709nrt, 360.0 x 48.0 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123641
History:
05/1906 Reliance Shipping Co Ltd (Houlder, Middleton & Co), London
1913 Ryoto Kisen KK, Dairen; renamed AZUMASAN MARU
1916 Managers became Mitsui Bussan KK
1933 Broken up
Comments: 3Q/1933: Broken up at Taketoyo