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Name: ELFSTONE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/07/1924
Completed: 08/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1249
Dimensions: 1371grt, 791nrt, 235.1 x 36.1 x 15.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (15, 25 & 40 x 27ins), 120nhp
Engines by: J Abernethy & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 147708
History:
08/1924 Crete Shipping Co Ltd (Stelp & Leighton Ltd), London
1937 McIlwraith, McEacharn Ltd, Sydney NSW; renamed MORTLAKE BANK
1970 Broken up
Comments: 1924: The engine had been manufactured in 1919
Q1/1970: Broken up at Sydney NSW by Goldfields Metal Traders


Above photo as MORTLAKE BANK courtesy of Don Ross

Above photo as MORTLAKE BANK courtesy of John Bage

Above photo as MORTLAKE BANK courtesy of Photoship