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Name: GARDIENCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/03/1948
Completed: 09/04/1948
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 110
Dimensions: 552grt, 296nrt, 703dwt, 188.0 x 27.2 x 11.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 7cyl (265 x 345mm), 525bhp
Engines by: Crossley Brothers, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 182212
History:
04/1948 London & Rochester Trading Co Ltd, Rochester
03/1967 Redding & Bates, Houston
1967 Haji Jassem Saipour, Khorramshahr; renamed JALAL
1972 Sai Shipping & Trading Co, Khorramshahr
1980 Sank
Comments: 03/1967: For Persian Gulf service
1980: Sank in the Karoon River, Khorramshahr during the Iran/Iraq war


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox