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Name: CITY OF DURHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/01/1911
Completed: 02/1911
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 808
Dimensions: 5356grt, 3460nrt, 407.0 x 51.4 x 30.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41.5 & 72.5 x 48ins), 521nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131317
History:
02/1911 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
1933 Broken up
Comments: 01/1933: Sold while laid up on the Tyne
1933: Broken up in Italy


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley