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Name: SUTHERLAND
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/03/1938
Completed: 05/1938
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 512
Dimensions: 5083grt, 2953nrt, 423.7 x 56.7 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 71 x 48ins), 524nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165762
History:
05/1938 BJ Sutherland & Co, Newcastle
1939 Clydesdale Navigation Co Ltd (G Nisbet & Co, managers); renamed BLAIRCLOVA
1961 TY Chao; renamed OCEAN VENTURE
01/09/1962 Wrecked
Comments: 01/09/1962: Wrecked, in a typhoon, on the north side of Harbour Island, Tolo, Hong Kong
Broken up


Above photo as SUTHERLAND courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above 2 photos as BLAIRCLOVA courtesy of Richard Cox