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Name: CITY OF LANCASTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/01/1924
Completed: 02/1924
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 940
Dimensions: (1930: 3041grt, 1891nrt, 335.2 x 45.0 x 22.6ft)
Engines: T3cyl (20, 35 & 60 x 42ins), 362nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147242
History:
02/1924 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd, managers), Liverpool
1947 Renamed LANCASTRIAN
06/12/1953 Broken up
Comments: 1929: Lengthened by approx 5.0ft
06/12/1953: Broken up at Troon


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Photo courtesy of Richard Cox