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Name: C W S PROGRESS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/01/1931
Completed: 02/1931
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 1070
Dimensions: 967grt, 514nrt, 213.2 x 32.3 x 12.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 28 & 47 x 33ins), 174nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147425
History:
02/1931 Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd, Manchester
1957 N G Lampiris; renamed GEORGIOS L
1962 D N Levantakis & Co; renamed POLA II
1966 D N Levantakis & Co; renamed KASTRIANI
1969 M Corm; renamed MABROUK
23/11/1969 Sank
Comments: 23/11/1969: Sank after an explosion 20nm SW Cape Gata, Cyprus


Photo as CWS PROGRESS copyright of Tyne and Wear Archives

Photo as GEORGIOS L, at Goole in 1957, courtesy of Charlie Hill