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Name: RARANGA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/12/1915
Completed: 01/1916
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 883
Dimensions: 7956grt, 5073nrt, 478.0 x 63.2 x 31.2ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (23, 32, 45 & 65 x 48ins), 967nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135699
History:
01/1916 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1936 Norfolk & North American SS Co Ltd (Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd)
1946 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1950 Broken up
Comments: 1950: Broken up at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co Ltd


Above photo copyright of Ernest G Best Collection