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Name: ASSYRIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/01/1950
Completed: 08/1950
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1801
Dimensions: 8683grt, 5013nrt, 11320dwt, 508.8 x 64.1 x 27.7ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, 8000shp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 183787
History:
08/1950 Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1963 Stala Cia Nav SA, Monrovia; renamed LAERTIS
1970 Ambelos Development Corporation, Chios; renamed HOLY TRINITY
1972 Renamed DROMON
16/03/1974 Broken up
Comments: 16/03/1974: Broken up at Shanghai by China National Metals & Minerals


Above photo as ASSYRIA copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as ASSYRIA copyright of SkyFotos

Above photo as LAERTIS copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Profile & Decks plans copyright of Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Click HERE to enlarge

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Copy courtesy of Terry Summerson