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Name: WAR SETTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/03/1918
Completed: 06/1918
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 933
Dimensions: 5272grt, 3195nrt, 400.2 x 52.3 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: G Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142587
History:
06/1918 Shipping Controller, British Government
1919 Cunard Steamship Co Ltd; renamed VELLAVIA
1926 American-Levant Line (S & J Thompson), London; renamed RIVER TIGRIS
1931 "Corrado" SA di Nav, Genova; renamed INES CORRADO
25/08/1941 Government of Argentina
1942 Flota Mercante del Estado, Argentina; renamed RIO DIAMANTE
1946 "Corrado" SA di Nav, Genova; renamed INES CORRADO
16/04/1959 Broken up
Comments: 16/04/1959: Broken up at Tokyo


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox