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Name: BARIUM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/03/1918
Completed: 01/05/1918
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 183
Dimensions: 601grt, 291nrt, 180.6 x 28.1 x 10.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 27 & 44 x 30ins), 115nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140577
History:
05/1918 United Alkali Co Ltd, Liverpool
1932 ICI (General Chemicals) Ltd, Liverpool
1935 ICI (Alkali) Ltd, Liverpool
1945 Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd, Liverpool
1952 William Cooper & Sons Ltd, Liverpool
1953 Renamed P M COOPER
05/1961 Broken up
Comments: 02/08/1960: Arrived at Barrow in Furness for breaking by TW Ward Ltd
05/1961: Breaking commenced


Above photos as BARIUM