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Name: BAMBURGH CASTLE
Type Bulk Carrier
Launched: 24/02/1959
Completed: 06/1959
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1950
Dimensions: 17075dwt, 11894grt, 5099nrt, 512.2 x 70.3 x 29.5ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford typr, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4200bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186891
History:
06/1959 Bamburgh Shipping Co Ltd (WA Souter & Co, managers)
1976 Toxotis Shipping Co SA, Greece; renamed EVA
13/05/1984 Broken up
Comments: 13/05/1984: Broken up by China Resources at Qingdao


BAMBURGH CASTLE pictured on trials 24/06/1959. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair