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Yard No. 978

Yard Number 978 was named EMPIRE BEATRICE when launched on Tuesday 23/02/1943 by Lithgows Port Glasgow for Ministry of War Transport

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1943
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7039 grt | 4286 nrt | 10750 dwt
Length: 447 feet
Breadth: 56 feet
Draught: 28 feet

Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport
1948 Cheriton Shipping
1952 Kyriakides Shipping
1964 Winchester Shipping
1966 B. Bottiglieri di Giuseppe, Naples

Other names she bore were: WINCHESTER PROWESS (1964) MARY K (1952) BEATRICE N (1948). Her last recorded name was GRAZIA BOTTIGLIERI (1966)

EMPIRE BEATRICE was scrapped on

Additional Information: Broken up at Split 3/1969
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Photo supplied by Internet source as MARY K