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Name: GORJISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1929
Completed: 05/11/1929
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 498
Dimensions: 5888grt, 3710nrt, 425.6 x 55.0 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 78 x 51ins) & LP Turbine, DR Geared, 787nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161320
History:
05/11/1929 Strick Line (1928) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
1945 Shahristan SS Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
01/09/1960 Broken up
Comments: 01/09/1960: Broken up at Tokyo, Japan


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

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