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Name: UMGENI
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/01/1938
Completed: 05/1938
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1556
Dimensions: 8180grt, 5082nrt, 451.4 x 61.2 x 32.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22.5, 38 & 63 x 39ins), 1124nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 166451
05/1938 Natal Line (Bullard, King & Co Ltd), London
1957 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd; renamed WINNEBA
26/01/1963 Broken up
Comments: 26/01/1963: Broken up at Antwerp


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