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Name: CITY OF AUCKLAND
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/12/1956
Completed: 02/1958
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 146
Dimensions: 7713grt, 4033nrt, 10982dwt, 507.2 x 65.9 x 28.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (750 x 2500mm), 8000bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs (Engineering) Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187724
History:
04/1952 Ellerman Lines Ltd, London
1978 Gulf Shipping Lines Ltd; renamed GULF FALCON
27/07/1983 Broken up
Comments: 27/07/1983: Broken up by SS Jain & Co, Bombay


Above photo is copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo is copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo is copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo is copyright of Ken Lubi

Above photo, dated 04/06/1976, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo as GULF FALCON, dated 15/01/1981, is copyright of Peter Crichton