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Name: EMPRESS OF ENGLAND
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 09/05/1956
Completed: 03/1957
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 155
Dimensions: 25585grt, 13725nrt, 8910dwt, 640.0 x 85.4 x 29.0ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, Parsons type, DR geared to 2 shafts, 30000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 187544
History:
03/1957 Canadian Pacific Railway Co (Canadian Pacific Steamships), London
1970 Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd, London; renamed OCEAN MONARCH
07/1975 Broken up
Comments: 17/07/1975: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking by Chi Shun Hwa Steel


Above photo as EMPRESS OF ENGLAND copyright of JK Byass

Above photo as EMPRESS OF ENGLAND copyright of George Dickinson

Above photo as EMPRESS OF ENGLAND copyright of John Clarkson

Above photo as OCEAN MONARCH copyright of John Crossland

Above photo as OCEAN MONARCH copyright of Alex Wood

Profile & Decks plans copyright of Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Click HERE to enlarge

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Copy courtesy of Terry Summerson