Yard No. 1005

built by Lithgows Port Glasgow in 1945



Yard Number 1005, was named EMPIRE CYPRUS when launched on Wednesday, 18/04/1945 by Lithgows Port Glasgow , for Ministry of War Transport .

Other names she bore were: NORTH BRITAIN (1948). Her last recorded name was JESSELTON BAY (1962)

EMPIRE CYPRUS arrived for scrapping on 02/04/1968

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1945
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport
1948 North British Shipping (H.Roberts & Son), Newcastle
1962 United China Shipping, Hong Kong

Additional Information: Broken up at Kaohsiung
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by Paul Hunter
Photo supplied by Internet source as NORTH BRITAIN