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Name: UNKNOWN
Type: Cruise Liner
Launched:
Completed:
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 2024
Dimensions: 7080grt
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, Sulzer type RD44
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 19.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
Bergen Line, Bergen
18/04/1966 Cancelled
Comments: 17/03/1966: Ordered by Bergen Line, subject to finance arrangements
Accommodation for 205 x passengers
Estimated cost 4million
Engines to have been manufactured by Adriatico of Trieste
Wallsend Slipway did not have time to re-tool for these smaller engines
18/04/1966: Order cancelled due to failure to agree financial details


Above image of the proposed cruise ship by LW Thomson is courtesy of Ian Rae