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Name: QUIESCENCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1958
Completed: 04/02/1959
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 226
Dimensions: 868grt, 445nrt, 1130dwt, 205.8 x 31.9 x 12.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 5cyl (320 x 426mm), 700bhp
Engines by: Newbury Diesel Co Ltd, Newbury
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 300553
History:
02/1959 London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd, Rochester
11/1975 Alex Shipping Co, Thessaloniki; renamed ALEX G
1976 M.Gigilinis, Thessaloniki
1983 Athos-Mar Shipping Ltd, Valletta
01/12/1983 Wrecked
Comments: 01/12/1983: Wrecked on Ayios Yeoryios, south of Sounion and broke up


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox