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Name: EMPIRE LADY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/06/1944
Completed: 08/1944
Builder: Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 8
Dimensions: 7046grt, 4747nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 37 & 70 x 48ins), 554nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169183
History:
08/1944 Ministry of War Transport (Elders & Fyffes Ltd), Newcastle
1946 Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London; renamed TWEED
20/08/1959 Broken up
Comments: A standard B type cargo ship
20/08/1959: Arrived at Newport (Mon), for breaking up by John Cashmore


Above photo as TWEED courtesy of Malcolm Cranfield