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Name: CITY OF LONDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/08/1946
Completed: 05/1947
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1719
Dimensions: 8434grt, 4220nrt, 500.0 x 64.3 x 32.9ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, 9000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 181612
History:
05/1947 Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, London
1966 Somia Cia Maritima SA (M Scufalos), Piraeus; renamed SANDRA N
25/02/1969 Broken up
Comments: 30/12/1968: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
25/02/1969: Breaking up commenced by Lie Chou Steel Co


Above 2 photos courtesy of Malcolm Cranfield

Above 2 photos copyright of the Ship Society of South Africa