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Name: RIPPINGHAM GRANGE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/03/1943
Completed: 09/1943
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 653
Dimensions: 10365grt, 6239nrt, 447.5 x 65.5 x 27.5ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SCSA, 8cyl (25.5 x 55.5ins), 1004nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169564
History:
09/1943 Houlder Line Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd, managers), London
1961 Far East Marine Enterprises Ltd, London; renamed ABBEY WOOD
23/04/1962 Broken up
Comments: 1955 to 1960: Chartered to Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd
23/04/1962: Broken up at Hakodate by Hakodate Dock Co


Above photo as RIPPINGHAM GRANGE is copyright of Hawthorn Leslie & Co

Above photo as RIPPINGHAM GRANGE is copyright of Skyfotos

Above photo as RIPPINGHAM GRANGE is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above: On charter to Shaw Saville's Royal Mail Lines. Photo courtesy of Chris Howell