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Name: CINGALESE PRINCE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/02/1950
Completed: 09/1950
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 115
Dimensions: 8827grt, 5205nrt, 10515dwt, 470.9 x 63.2 x 28.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6800bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 183324
History:
09/1950 Prince Line Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), London
1960 Renamed GALLIC for charter to Shaw, Savill & Albion
1962 Renamed CINGALESE PRINCE
1964 Bibby Line Ltd (Bibby Bros), Liverpool; renamed GLOUCESTERSHIRE
1971 Ferguson International Shipping Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed CRESCO
1971 Ribble Ltd, Liverpool
09/1972 Broken up
Comments: 17/09/1972: Arrived at Whampoa for breaking up


Above photo as GALLIC copyright of Doug Wright

Above photos as GLOUCESTERSHIRE copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as CRESCO copyright of Michael Lennon