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Name: RIALTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/09/1948
Completed: 04/1949
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1860
Dimensions: 45993grt, 2585nrt, 7050dwt, 401.5 x 55.8 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 43 & 73 x 48ins) + LP turbine, 1012nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 183393
History:
04/1949 Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
1970 Tiara Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed SANDRA
06/1971 Broken up
Comments: 06/1971: Broken up in China


Above photo as RIALTO copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as RIALTO courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RIALTO copyright of Richard Myers

Above photo as SANDRA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield