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Name: VILLANGER
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1929
Completed: 08/1929
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1049
Dimensions: 4884grt, 3005nrt, 398.0 x 54.7 x 26.1ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SCSA, 6cyl (23.25 x 18.25ins), 624hp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1955: 186213)
History:
08/1929 Westfal-Larsen & Co A/S, Bergen
1955 Blyth Dry Dock & Ship Building Co, London
1955 Harbour Line Ltd, London; renamed CASTLE HARBOUR
05/1959 Broken up
Comments: 1955: Blyth Dry Docks & Harbour Line were both Moller subsidiaries
03/1959: Laid up at Hong Kong
05/1959: Broken up at Hong Kong by HK Chiap Hua Manufactory Co


Above photo as VILLANGER copyright of Walter E Frost

Above photo as CASTLE HARBOUR copyright of Walter E Frost

Above photo as CASTLE HARBOUR courtesy of Photoship