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Name: BASSANO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/03/1946
Completed: 06/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1836
Dimensions: 4986grt, 2647nrt, 6980dwt, 419.6 x 55.9 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 43 & 73 x 48ins) + LP turbine, 968nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 181316
History:
06/1946 Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
1967 Greeksea Shipping Co SA, Piraeus; renamed ATHANASIA
1969 Broken up
Comments: 1969: Broken up at Shanghai, arrived prior to 22/10/1969


Above photo as BASSANO courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BASSANO copyright of John Clarkson