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Name: CITY OF BRISTOL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/07/1942
Completed: 01/1943
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1661
Dimensions: 8424grt, 4321nrt, 471.6 x 64.3 x 33.9ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, 9000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 168748
History:
01/1943 Ellerman Lines Ltd (City Line Ltd), Glasgow
1961 Far Eastern Navigation Corporation, Keelung; renamed TUNG LEE
11/09/1963 Broken up
Comments: 11/09/1963: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up


Above photo copyright of Ray Perry

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox