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Name: CONGONIAN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/03/1942
Completed: 05/1942
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1708
Dimensions: 6082grt, 3452nrt, 8900dwt, 415.6 x 56.7 x 29.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 548nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 168816
History:
05/1942 United Africa Co Ltd, Liverpool
1949 Palm Line Ltd, Liverpool; renamed OPOBO PALM
1961 Windward Shipping Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed WINWAR
22/06/1963 Broken up
Comments: 22/06/1963: Broken up at Hong Kong by Fourseas Enterprise


Above photos as OPOBO PALM courtesy of Photoship