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Name: CITY OF HULL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/01/1947
Completed: 10/1947
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 98
Dimensions: 8458grt, 4250nrt, 500.0 x 64.2 x 29.8ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 181104
History:
01/1947 Ellerman Line Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
1953 Managers Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
1961 Hall Line Ltd, Liverpool
1967 Embajada Cia Naviera SA, Piraeus; renamed ESSEX
06/1967 Broken up
Comments: 06/1967: Broken up at Aioi by Taiyo Kaiji KK


Above photo copyright of Charlie Hill

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Above photo copyright of Dave Edge

Above photo copyright of Dave Edge