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Name: CORNISHBROOK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/06/1961
Completed: 10/1961
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 250
Dimensions: 1597grt, 937nrt, 260.3 x 39.2 x 16.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 8cyl (420 x 660mm), 1210bhp
Engines by: Kloeckner-Humboldt-Deutz, Koeln
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 302780
History:
10/1961 Williamstown Shipping Co Ltd, (Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, managers), London
01/1967 Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, London
1976 Euromar Chartering & Shipping Co Ltd, Cyprus; renamed BESSY G
12/07/1978 Wrecked
Comments: 12/07/1978: Wrecked 18 miles west of Bizerta
On a voyage from Antwerp to Tripoli, Lebanon, with a cargo of sugar
19/07/1978: Fire broke out in her engine room & gutted her accommodation


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