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Name: EMPIRE PICKWICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/08/1943
Completed: 11/1943
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 536
Dimensions: 7047grt, 4741nrt, 430.9 x 56.2 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 39 & 70 x 48ins), 542mn
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169053
History:
11/1943 Ministry of War Transport (Donaldson Bros & Black Ltd, managers), South Shields
1948 The Clan Line Steamers Ltd, Glasgow; renamed CLAN MACKENDRICK
1961 Mullion & Co Ltd, Hong Kong; renamed ARDPATRICK
1966 National Shipping Corp, Karachi; renamed HARINGHATA
17/07/1968 Broken up
Comments: 17/07/1968: Broken up at Karachi by Ghanchi Rerolling Mills


Above photo as EMPIRE PICKWICK, dated 18/01/1944, is copyright of South Tyneside Libraries

Above photo as EMPIRE PICKWICK is courtesy of Clive Kettley

Above photo as CLAN MACKENDRICK is copyright of Alex Wood

Above photo as ARDPATRICK is copyright of Charlie Hill