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Name: SEA FREIGHTLINER II
Type: Container Ship
Launched: 15/03/1968
Completed: 06/1968
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 622
Dimensions: 4043grt, 2108nrt, 388.6 x 55.1 x 14.6ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SA, 6cyl (381 x 508mm), 4200bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees National Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 309431
History:
06/1968 British Railways Board, Harwich
1979 Sealink UK Ltd, Harwich
07/01/1987 Broken up
Comments: She & her sister were the first British-built cellular container ships
Built for the service between Harwich and Zeebrugge
07/01/1987: Arrived at Gadani Beach to be broken up
17/01/1987: Breaking up commenced by Al Murtaza Metals


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