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Name: CORTONA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/04/1947
Completed: 10/1947
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 687
Dimensions: 8289grt, 4919nrt, 448.0 x 62.75 x 27.3ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182076
History:
10/1947 Donaldson Line Ltd (Donaldson Bros & Black Ltd), Glasgow
1967 Jade Co Inc, Piraeus (Soc de Gestion Evge); renamed KAROS
25/07/1980 Broken up
Comments: 25/07/1980: Broken up at Kaohsiung by Nan Long Steel & Iron Co Ltd


Above photo as CORTONA copyright of the Alex Wood Collection

Above photo as CORTONA copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as CORTONA copyright of David Kirby

Profile & Decks plans copyright of Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Click HERE to enlarge

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Copy courtesy of Terry Summerson