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Name: CITY OF LYONS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/12/1925
Completed: 02/1926
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1287
Dimensions: 7063grt, 4461nrt, 455.5 x 58.1 x 31.8ft
Engines: 3 x steam turbines, SR Geared to a single shaft, 709nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co, Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147353
History:
02/1926 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd, managers), Liverpool
10/12/1960 Broken up
Comments: 10/12/1960: Broken up at Bo'ness


Above photo copyright of the Frederick Garner Wilkinson Collection