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Name: TOWER DUCHESS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1969
Completed: 01/06/1969
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 305
Dimensions: 200grt, 162nrt, 428dwt, 137.5 x 25.4 x 8.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 8cyl (6.5 x 7.25in), 340bhp
Engines by: Rolls Royce Ltd, Shrewsbury
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 337489
History:
06/1969 Tower Shipping Ltd, London
1984 Raymond Berkshire, St Johnís, Newfoundland
1984 Renamed PARADISE SOUND
2007 Servicios Portuarios, Guayaquil; renamed VICTORIA
Comments: 10/2013: Still in service


Above photo copyright of the Wallsend News, courtesy of John Dobson

Above photo copyright of Charlie Hill

Above photo copyright of Bob Scott

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