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Name: BARON INVERCLYDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/09/1953
Completed: 01/1954
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 576
Dimensions: 5479grt, 2896nrt, 456.7 x 57.6 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 45ins) + LP turbine, 3800ihp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180207
History:
01/1954 Kelvin Shipping Co Ltd (H Hogarth & Sons Ltd), Ardrossan
1963 Medship Corporation, Monrovia; renamed JOHN MARIS
1969 Marine Express Transport Corp, Monrovia; renamed SAINT JOHN
1970 Metropolitan Shipping Co Ltd, Famagusta; renamed GIANNIS
06/1972 Broken up
Comments: 19/06/1972: Arrived at Bilbao for breaking up by Hierros Arbulu


Above photo as BARON INVERCLYDE courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as BARON INVERCLYDE copyright of City of Vancouver Archives, Walter E Frost Collection

Above photo as JOHN MARIS copyright of Hans-Wilhelm Delfs

Above photo as JOHN MARIS courtesy of Photoship