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Name: CAMBERWELL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 04/1924
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 227
Dimensions: 1568grt, 904nrt, 244.1 x 36.7 x 18.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 30 & 49 x 33ins), 182nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147619
History:
04/1924 South Metropolitan Gas Co, London
1949 Owners restyled South Eastern Gas Board Co, London
1958 Renamed CAMBERWELL II
05/07/1958 Broken up
Comments: 1958: Renamed to release the name CAMBERWELL for a new ship
05/07/1958: Broken up by NV Machinehandel en Scheepssloperij "De Koophandel"
at Nieuwe Lekkerkerk, The Netherlands


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley