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Name: BARON BERWICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1956
Completed: 10/1956
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 589
Dimensions: 5471grt, 2800nrt, 456.7 x 57.6 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 45ins) + LP turbine, 3350ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180212
History:
10/1956 Kelvin Shipping Co Ltd (H Hogarth & Sons Ltd), Ardrossan
1965 Maureen Corporation, Port au Prince, Haiti; renamed FILTRIC
1966 Registered at Piraeus
13/01/1970 Wrecked
Comments: 12/01/1970: Cargo shifted & abandoned 5 miles S of Cape Finisterre at 42.42N 09.20W
13/01/1970: Aground and wrecked near Cape Finisterre off El Pindo
On a voyage from Copenhagen to Alexandria


Above photo as BARON BERWICK copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo as BARON BERWICK copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as BARON BERWICK copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo as BARON BERWICK copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as FILTRIC courtesy of Ships Nostalgia