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Name: EMPIRE CLAYMORE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/11/1942
Completed: 01/1943
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 2
Dimensions: 7048grt, 5028nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 39 & 70 x 48ins), 510nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165852
History:
01/1943 Ministry of War Transport (Lyle Shipping Co Ltd), Newcastle
1943 Belgian Government (Agence Maritime International SA), Antwerp
1943 Renamed BELGIAN CREW
1946 Cie Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) SA, Antwerp; renamed CAPITAINE PARET
1960 Mullion & Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed ARDENODE
1966 Tynlee Navigation (Panama) Ltd (Shun On Shipping Corp, Hong Kong)
1966 Renamed TYNLEE
10/1969 Broken up
Comments: A standard B type cargo ship
23/07/1969: Already arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
10/1969: Broken up by Chin Ho Fa Steel & Iron Co


Above photo as CAPITAINE PARET courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ARDENODE copyright of Albert Weller