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Name: ACTION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/11/1955
Completed: 01/1956
Builder: T Mitchison Ltd
Yard: Friar's Goose, Gateshead
Yard Number: 74
Dimensions: 177grt, 97nrt, 240dwt, 95.7 x 21.9 x 7.5ft
Engines: Oil engines, Kelvin type, 4SA 2 x 3cyl (152 x 229mm), 130bhp
Engines by: Bergius Co Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 187204
History:
01/1956 The London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd, Rochester
10/1972 Crampton Brothers (Coopers) Ltd, Liverpool
15/10/1973 Wrecked
Comments: 15/10/1973: Wrecked near Millom after engine failure on a voyage from
Fleetwood to Cork with a cargo of scrap
Abandoned & subsequently broken up 'as lies' by C Hindle


Above photo copyright of Charlie Hill