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Name: RADNORSHIRE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/03/1967
Completed: 11/1967
Builder: Vickers Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 12089grt, 6455nrt, 11470dwt, 563.8 x 77.9 x 30.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 9cyl (840 x 1800mm), 22500bhp
Engines by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 334684
History:
11/1967 Glen Line Ltd, London
1967 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line Ltd), London
1972 Ocean SS Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line Ltd), London; renamed PERSEUS
1972 Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd, London
1974 China Mutual SN Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line Ltd), London
1978 China Navigation Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed KWANGSI
1982 Panama flag owners; renamed ASIA DRAGON
1983 Saudi Falcon Navigation Co, Jeddah; renamed SAUDI ZAM ZAM
1984 Broken up
Comments: 1984: Broken up in China


Above photo as RADNORSHIRE copyright of M John

Above photo as RADNORSHIRE copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo as PERSEUS copyright of Keith Wood

Above photo as KWANGSI copyright of Chris Howell