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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: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164664
07/1936 Natal Line (Bullard, King & Co Ltd), London
1957 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd; renamed CALABAR
06/01/1963 Broken up
Comments: 06/01/1963: Broken up by TW Ward at Inverkeithing


Photo as UMTALI courtesy of Kevin Blair

Photo as UMTALI courtesy of Stuart Smith

Photo as CALABAR courtesy of Mike Cooper