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Name: CONSUELO
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/08/1937
Completed: 10/1937
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1558
Dimensions: 4847grt, 2686nrt, 401.5 x 55.8 x25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 786nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165683
History:
10/1937 Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
1963 Moller & Co, Hong Kong; renamed GROSVENOR DISCOVERER
11/12/1964 Broken up
Comments: 11/12/1964: Broken up at Hong Kong by Leung Yau Shipbreaking Co


Above photo as CONSUELO is copyright of Hull City Museum

Above photo as CONSUELO is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as CONSUELO is courtesy of George Robinson

Above photo as GROSVENOR DISCOVERER is copyright of Charlie Hill