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Name: ORION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1919
Completed: 10/10/1919
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 216
Dimensions: 2422grt, 1475nrt, 303.0 x 43.0 x 20.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 263nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/10/1919 A/S D/S Orion (CP Jensen), Copenhagen
1957 Cia de Nav Financera Navicox SA, Panama; renamed ARIKA
02/1965 Broken up
Comments: 1919: Laid down as WAR LOGAN, a standard H type cargo ship
06/02/1965: Arrived at La Spezia to be broken up


Above photo as ORION is copyright of the Museet for Sofarts

Above photo as ORION is copyright of the Museet for Sofarts

Above photo as ORION is copyright of the Museet for Sofarts

Above photo as ARIKA is copyright of the Museet for Sofarts