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Name: CITY OF PEKIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1920
Completed: 12/1920
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 876
Dimensions: 6960grt, 4426nrt, 442.8 x 58.7 x 31.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 746nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143693
History:
12/1920 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
10/04/1930 Sank
Comments: 10/04/1930: Sank after striking rocks off Brook Island on the south coast of
Korea, 34.14N - 127.28E on a voyage from Vladivostok to Dairen and the UK


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley