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Name: EMPIRE ABBEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/12/1943
Completed: 03/1944
Builder: Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 6
Dimensions: 7032grt, 4732nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 39 & 70 x 48ins), 542nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169178
History:
03/1944 Ministry of War Transport (Elders & Fyffes Ltd), Newcastle
1946 Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London; renamed TEVIOT
1960 Mullion & Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed ARDELLIS
1963 Hai An Shipping Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed TUNG AN
15/08/1966 Broken up
Comments: A standard B type cargo ship
06/08/1966: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
15/08/1966: Broken up by Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co


Above photo as TEVIOT courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as TEVIOT copyright of Airfotos

Above photo as TEVIOT copyright of Stuart Smith