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Name: CORALSTONE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1924
Completed: 06/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1245
Dimensions: 1375grt, 791nrt, 235.1 x 36.1 x 15.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (15, 25.5 & 40 x 27ins), 120nhp
Engines by: Davey, Paxman & Co Ltd, Colchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147676
History:
02/1926 CreteShipping Co Ltd (Stelp & Leighton Ltd, managers), London
1934 McIlwraith, McEacharn Ltd, Melbourne; renamed HETTON BANK
1935 Registered at Syney
1961 San Raimundo; renamed LA UNION
1Q/1962 Broken up
Comments: 1Q/1962: Broken up at Hong Kong


Above photos as HETTON BANK copyright of Allan Green