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Name: BARON JEDBURGH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/05/1958
Completed: 07/1958
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 596
Dimensions: 8337grt, 4687nrt, 461.8 x 59.8 x 29.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SA, 4cyl (670 x 2320mm), 4400bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180213
History:
07/1958 Hogarth Shipping Co Ltd (H Hogarth & Sons Ltd), Ardrossan
1966 H Hogarth & Sons Ltd, Ardrossan
1967 Intercontinental Maritime Ltd, Monrovia; renamed EVIE G CHIMPLES
1972 To Greek register at Piraeus
1977 Renamed GLOBAL MARINER
07/1981 Broken up
Comments: 30/12/1978: Wrecked 50 miles north of Massawa 16.30N 39.19E
10/02/1979: Refloated
07/1981: Broken up at Massawa


Above photo copyright of John G Callis