Yard No. 978

built by Lithgows Port Glasgow in 1943



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

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

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

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