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Name: BELRAY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/02/1926
Completed: 05/1926
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1013
Dimensions: 2888grt, 1678nrt, 319.2 x 46.4 x 20.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (23.625 x 41.75ins), 387nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1926 Rederiet Belnor AS (Christen Smith, manager), Oslo
1935 Belships Co Ltd Skibs A/S, Oslo
1959 Bulls Tankrederi A/S, Sandefjord
1961 Pateras Bros; renamed ARTIGAS
25/03/1970 Broken up
Comments: Designed as a heavy lift/bulky cargo carrier
1946: Re-engined
25/03/1970: Broken up at Hamburg by Eisen u Metall


Above photo as BELRAY is copyright of Chester Library

Above photo as BELRAY is copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo as BELRAY is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BELRAY is copyright of JRP Hersleven, courtesy of Erwan Guegueniat

Above photos as BELRAY are copyright of JRP Hersleven, courtesy of Erwan Guegueniat

Above photo as ARTIGAS is copyright of the Arthur Blundell Collection