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Name: FORMALITY
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 14/05/1968
Completed: 07/1968
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 304
Dimensions: 199grt, 159nrt, 412dwt, 137.4 x 25.3 x 8.8ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, ESR4, 4cyl (210 x 192mm), 330bhp
Engines by: Lister Blackstone Marine Ltd, Stamford
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 335826
History:
07/1968 FT Everard & Sons Ltd, Greenhithe
09/1987 Panther Trading Ltd (AJ & A Pratt, managers), Douglas, Isle of Man; renamed EAU DE VIE
1988 T & D Murrell and T Wood, London; renamed THAMESWOOD
1991 Taylor Marine Contracts Ltd
1993 Milton Maritime Management Ltd, (Merlin Marine Management Ltd, managers)
1994 Removed from management
07/06/1994 John Bailey and Leslie Blair
No further history known
Comments: 7/2011: Recorded as being in lay-up since 03/05/1995


Above photo as FORMALITY copyright of the Wallsend News, courtesy of John Dobson

Above photo as FORMALITY is copyright of Charlie Hill

Above photo as FORMALITY is copyright of Charlie Hill

Above photo as FORMALITY is copyright of Bob Scott

Above photo as THAMESWOOD is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as THAMESWOOD is courtesy of Photoship