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Name: EMPIRE SEAGREEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/09/1945
Completed: 01/10/1945
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 76
Dimensions: 518grt, 293nrt, 142.5 x 27.1 x 16.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 6cyl (10 x 13in)
Engines by: National Gas & Oil Engine Co, Ashton-under-Lyne
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169206
History:
10/1945 Ministry of War Transport (Walford Lines Ltd), Newcastle
1946 Ministry of Transport (S Instone & Co Ltd)
1950 Instone Lines Ltd, Newcastle; renamed SEAGREEN
1959 Capt H Harvey, Newcastle (Baie St Paul, Quebec); renamed ST PIERRE
1963 Transport Maritime Harvey Ltee, Quebec
09/05/1974 Sank
Comments: 09/05/1974: Capsized and sank after striking breakwater at
the entrance to Lachine Canal. Wreck later broken up


Above photo as EMPIRE SEAGREEN courtesy of Clive Ketley