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Name: KENT
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/03/1899
Completed: 05/1899
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 369
Dimensions: 5464grt, 3548nrt, 420.0 x 54.0 x 28.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 48 & 78 x 54ins), 505nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110127
History:
23/05/1899 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1915 Brodlea Steamship Co Ltd (Blue Star Line Ltd), London; renamed BRODLEA
1920 Union Cold Storage Co Ltd (Blue Star Line (1920) Ltd), London
1920 Renamed SAXONSTAR
1929 Renamed SAXON STAR
09/1934 Broken up
Comments: 17/09/1934: Arrived at Savona for breaking up
Broken up by SA Ricuperi Metallici. Cost 8,000


Above photo as KENT is copyright of David de Maus

Above photo as KENT is copyright of John Dickie

Above photo as KENT is copyright of John Dickie