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Name: CADUCEUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/10/1927
Completed: 11/1927
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 227
Dimensions: 4364grt, 2645nrt, 400.4 x 53.0 x 25.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 410nhp
Engines by: North Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149447
History:
11/1927 Hall Bros Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle
1950 Wallem & Co Ltd, Hong Kong
1951 Renamed VICTORIA PEAK
1951 Nangoku Senpaku KK, Tokyo; renamed YUHO MARU
1954 Daiwa Kisen KK, Tokyo
1955 Nitto Shosen KK, Tokyo
1956 Kusakabe Kisen KK, Kobe; renamed RISSHUN MARU
24/09/1962 Broken up
Comments: 24/09/1962: Broken up at Onomichi, Japan


Above photo as CADUCEUS is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection

Above photo as CADUCEUS is courtesy of George Robinson

Above photo as YUHO MARU is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection