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Name: CEYLON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/07/1911
Completed: 09/1911
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 445
Dimensions: 5235grt, 3267nrt, 425.0 x 54.1 x 26.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 51ins), 581nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1911 A/B Svenska Ostasiatika Kompaniet, Gothenburg
1950 The Concordia SS Co Ltd (Wheelock, Marden & Co Ltd), Hong Kong
1950 Renamed CORDA
1951 Dai-Ichi Kisen KK, Kobe; renamed ORIENT MARU
11/1962 Broken up
Comments: 11/1962: Broken up at Onomichi, work began 22/11/1962


Above photos courtesy of Bernt Fogelberg