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Name: CITY OF POONA
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 18/01/1946
Completed: 07/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1770
Dimensions: 6984grt, 3835nrt, 465.0 x 64.0 x 42.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6600bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 181028
History:
07/1946 Ellerman Lines Ltd, Liverpool
1968 William Thomson & Co (t/a Ben Line), Leith; renamed BENARKLE
16/06/1974 Broken up
Comments: 16/06/1974: Broken up by Li Chong Steel & Iron Works at Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Above photo as CITY OF POONA is copyright of Charlie Hill

Above photo as CITY OF POONA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BENARKLE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BENARKLE is copyright of Peter Crichton