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Name: VALLEY CAMP
Type: Self Unloading Bulk Carrier
Launched: 01/02/1927
Completed: 04/1927
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1228
Dimensions: 2351grt, 1327nrt, 252.2 x 43.3 x 23.6ft; (1951: 2878grt, 304.2ft)
Engines: T3cyl (17, 25 & 43 x 30ins), 101nhp
Engines by: C & G Cooper, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 149427
History:
04/1927 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
1931 Valley Camp Coal Company of Canada Ltd, St Catherine's, Ontario
1965 Reoch Transports Ltd (Westdale Shipping Ltd), St Catherine's
1965 Renamed VALLEYDALE
06/1967 Broken up
Comments: 01/02/1927: Launched as KINLOCH
04/1927: Completed for builder's account
1951: Lengthened to 304.2ft
17/11/1966: Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario for breaking up
06/1967: Breaking up commenced by United Steel & Metal Co Ltd


Above photos as VALLEY CAMP courtesy of Photoship