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Name: ALCINOUS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/11/1951
Completed: 04/1952
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker (Naval Yard)
Yard Number: 126
Dimensions: 5277grt, 2686nrt, 454.2 x 62.0 x 35.3ft
Engines: 2SA, B & W type oil engine, 7cyl (750 x 1500mm), 6970bhp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 185428
History:
04/1952 Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1960 Nederlandsche Stoomvaart Mij "Oceaan" NV, Amsterdam; renamed POLYDORUS
1973 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool
1976 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool
1976 SH Alatas & Co Ltd, Jeddah; renamed JOHARA
1976 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool; renamed POLYDORUS
1977 Hesperus Navigation Corp, Panama City; renamed MATINA
23/04/1978 Broken up
Comments: 23/04/1978: Broken up Gadani Beach, Pakistan


Above photo as ALCINOUS copyright of Airphotos

Above photo as POLYDORUS courtesy of Chris Howell

Above photo as POLYDORUS copyright of Harold Appleyard

Above photo as POLYDORUS courtesy of George Robinson