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Name: SALAGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/06/1947
Completed: 12/1947
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 688
Dimensions: 4810grt, 2634nrt, 392.3 x 57.2 x 20.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 4cyl (560 x 2160mm), 3100bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, St Peters, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182393
History:
03/12/1947 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool
1965 Guinea Gulf Line Ltd, Liverpool; renamed MAMFE
1968 Welcome Shipping Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed LUCKY TRADER
1968 Singapore Shipping Development Co Pte Ltd, Singapore
1973 Government of China, Shanghai; renamed BEI HAI 5
1982 Broken up
Comments: Broken up in China in about 1982


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair