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Name: ATLANTIC CAUSEWAY
Type: Container Ship / RoRo
Launched: 02/04/1969
Completed: 11/1969
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Walker Naval Yard
Yard Number: 1
Dimensions: 14946grt, 7405nrt, 646.0 x 91.8 x 63.6ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 38500shp
Engines by: Associated Electrical Industries Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 23.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 337229
History:
11/1969 Atlantic Container Line Ltd, Liverpool
1978 Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd (Atlantic Container Line, managers), Liverpool
1986 Renamed ATLANTIC
16/08/1986 Broken up
Comments: 1982: Requisitioned for use as transport & support in the Falklands War
16/08/1986: Broken up at Kaohsiung,Taiwan


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