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Name: CITY OF COVENTRY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/05/1949
Completed: 09/1949
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1773
Dimensions: 7568grt, 4400nrt, 10880dwt, 485.3 x 61.8 x 30.6ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines, 1492nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 183748
History:
09/1949 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
1967 Austin Navigation Corp Ltd, Monrovia; renamed INGRID
1969 Outerocean Navigation Corp Ltd, Keelung; renamed ANNIE
06/1970 Broken up
Comments: 06/1970: Broken up at Kaohsiung


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