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Name: READING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1914
Completed: 11/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 217
Dimensions: 3801grt, 2396nrt, 374.9 x 51.3 x 23.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 367nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136968
History:
11/1914 Seville & United Kingdom Carrying Co Ltd (J Cory & Sons), Cardiff
1919 Orders & Handford SS Co Ltd
1934 S & D Fafalios, Chios; renamed STAMOS
29/12/1952 Broken up
Comments: 29/12/1952: Arrived for breaking up at Barrow-in-Furness by TW Ward Ltd