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Name: CITY OF MADRAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1944
Completed: 02/1945
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1697
Dimensions: 8582grt, 4303nrt, 471.6 x 64.3 x 33.9ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, 9000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 168893
History:
02/1945 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
1961 Far Eastern Navigation Corp Ltd, Keelung; renamed WEI LEE
12/1963 Broken up
Comments: 12/1963: Broken up at Kaohsiung


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox