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Name: AJAX
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/07/1957
Completed: 01/01/1958
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 154
Dimensions: 9170dwt, 7974grt, 4550nrt, 491.5 x 62.3 x 28.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, B & W type, 6cyl (750 x 1500mm)
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187176
History:
01/01/1958 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool
1972 Renamed DEUCALION
1973 Nan Yang Shipping Co, Mogadishu; renamed KAILOK
1976 Brilliance Steamship Corp SA, Panama
06/07/1982 Broken up
Comments: 06/07/1982: Broken up at Kaohsiung, Taiwan by Gwo Yeong Enterprise Co


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson