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Name: EASTERN PRINCE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1950
Completed: 10/1950
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 116
Dimensions: 8827grt, 5205nrt, 10515dwt, 470.9 x 63.2 x 28.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6800bhp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow in Furness
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184284
History:
10/1950 Prince Line Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), London
1960 Renamed BARDIC for charter to Shaw, Savill & Albion
1964 Bibby Line Ltd (Bibby Bros), Liverpool; renamed STAFFORDSHIRE
03/1971 Broken up
Comments: 06/03/1971: Arrived at Hong Kong for breaking up by Fuji Marden & Co Ltd


Above photo as EASTERN PRINCE copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as BARDIC copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as STAFFORDSHIRE copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Profile & Decks plans courtesy of Shipping World. Click HERE to enlarge