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Name: CITY OF PORT ELIZABETH
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/03/1952
Completed: 12/1952
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 120
Dimensions: 13363grt, 7573nrt, 11350dwt, 541.0 x 71.2 x 28.5ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 12650bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184740
History:
12/1952 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd), London
1971 Occidental Ultramar SA, Piraeus; renamed MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND
1975 Renamed MEDITERRANEAN SUN
1980 MA Karageorgis Lines Corporation, Cyprus
06/1980 Broken up
Comments: 03/06/1980: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Long Jong Industry Co


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