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Name: EMPIRE PERDITA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/03/1943
Completed: 05/1943
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 533
Dimensions: 7028grt, 4876nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 39 & 70 x 48ins), 510mn
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169051
History:
05/1943 Ministry of War Transport (J Morrison & Sons, managers), South Shields
1948 Ensign SS Co Ltd, London; renamed NAVARINO
1952 "Navigazione Dani" SpA, Genoa; renamed FORTUNATO B
12/1964 Broken up
Comments: 12/1964: Broken up at Vado Ligure by G Riccardi


Above photo as EMPIRE PERDITA courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as NAVARINO courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as FORTUNATO B courtesy of Stuart Smith