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Name: CHELSHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1919
Completed: 10/1919
Builder: J & D Morris
Yard: Pelaw Main
Yard Number: 66
Dimensions: 366grt, 146nrt, 135.3 x 23.6 x 10.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 34 x 24ins), 62nhp; (1952: oil engine)
Engines by: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143438
History:
10/1919 John Harrison Ltd, London
1920 Walford Lines; renamed JOLLY NORMAN
1931 Cie Nantaise de Nav Vapeur, Nantes; renamed BRAZMOR
1936 Soc Auxiliaire de Port de Caen
1951 G Genorali, Viareggio; renamed BURLAMACCA
1962 C Scordino Monfalcone; renamed SANGIORGINA
1963 Kavvadas Bros, Greece; renamed NIKOLAOS K
1970 G Karamis, Greece; renamed ARCHON MICHAIL
05/1975 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as WAR MEDWAY for the British Government
1942 to 8/1944 under German naval control, returned at Bayonne
1952: Converted to a motor vessel
05/1975: Grounded, refloated and broken up


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox