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Name: RIALTO
Type: Refrigerated 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, 13.5knots
Reg Number: 183393
History:
31/03/1949 Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
1970 Tiara Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed SANDRA
06/1971 Broken up
Comments: 05/1971: Broken up at Whampoa


Above photo as RIALTO is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as RIALTO is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RIALTO is copyright of Richard Myers

Above photo showing RIALTO on charter to PSNC and in the Manchester Ship Canal is courtesy of Frank Brown

Above photo as SANDRA is copyright of Malcolm Cranfield