TRADESMAN (1944)

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TRADESMAN (1944)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:24 pm

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Re: TRADESMAN (1944)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:24 pm

TRADESMAN (2) (1946 - 1963).
O.N. 169182. 593g. 137.1 x 33.1 x 15.1 feet.
T.3-cyl. (16", 26” & 43" x 30") engine by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Ltd, Troon. 200nhp.1,350ihp.
22.4.1944: Launched as EMPIRE JULIA by Clelands (Successors) Ltd., Willington Quay on Tyne (Yard No. 70) for the Ministry of War Transport.
14.7.1944: Completed, Overseas Towage and Salvage Company Ltd. appointed as managers.
1946: Purchased, for £34,000, by United Towing Company Ltd. and renamed TRADESMAN.
1963: Sold to Nicholas E. Vernicos Shipping Company Ltd., Greece and renamed VERNICOS KITTY.
1972: Sold to Metan Agir Celik Izabe Sanayii, Turkey for demolition.
14.2.1973: Delivered at Kartal.
12.12.1974: Work commenced.

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