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Name: UMTALI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/01/1936
Completed: 07/1936
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1492
Dimensions: 8135grt, 5034nrt, 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: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164664
30/06/1936 Natal Line (Bullard, King & Co Ltd), London
1957 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool; renamed CALABAR
06/01/1963 Broken up
Comments: 06/01/1963: Broken up by TW Ward at Inverkeithing


Above photo as UMTALI is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as UMTALI is courtesy of Stuart Smith

Above photo as CALABAR is courtesy of Mike Cooper