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Name: CANOPIC
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/06/1954
Completed: 12/1954
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 151
Dimensions: 11166grt, 6350nrt, 11781dwt, 512.0 x 69.2 x 30.4ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 6cyl (750 x 1500mm), 14300bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186452
History:
12/1954 Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1969 Cairn Line of Steamships Ltd, Southampton
1973 Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1975 Roussos Brothers, Limassol; renamed CAPETAN NICOLAS
1976 Elthina Shipping Co Ltd, Limassol
09/1986 Broken up
Comments: 27/09/1986: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking up by Gemi Sokum


Above photo copyright of Alex Wood

Above photo copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Library

Above photo courtesy of Peter Schliefke