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Name: EMPIRE MORLEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/11/1944
Completed: 02/1945
Builder: Shipbuilding Corporation Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 10
Dimensions: 7068grt, 4767nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 39 & 70 x 48ins), 542mn
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co (1938) Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169191
History:
02/1945 Ministry of War Transport (Headlam & Son), Newcastle
1947 Tower SS Co Ltd (Counties Ship Management Co Ltd), London
1947 Renamed TOWER GRANGE
1949 London & Overseas Freighters Ltd. (Counties Ship Management Co Ltd)
1950 Renamed LONDON TRADER
1950 Cia Maritima Azores SA, Monrovia; renamed NICO
06/1969 Broken up
Comments: A standard B type cargo ship
09/1969: Broken up at Etajima by Fukada Salvage Co


Above photo as NICO copyright of Stan Mayes

Above photo as NICO courtesy of Richard Cox