Yard No. 1430
tss CITY OF WINCHESTER

built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton in 1952

(CITY OF WINCHESTER)

tss CITY OF WINCHESTER

Yard Number 1430, was named CITY OF WINCHESTER when launched on Thursday, 27/03/1952 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton , for Ellerman Lines Ltd(Ellerman & Bucknall) London .

Her main engines were built by shipbuilder , she was powered by 3S Turb dr geared to sc shaft 14300shp 17.5 knots. 2 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers delivering steam at 540lbs , 750degF Her last recorded name was BENVANNOCH (1970)

CITY OF WINCHESTER arrived for scrapping on 02/07/1975

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1952
Ship Type: cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 10594 grt | 6079 nrt | 12924 dwt
Length: 568 feet 1
Breadth: 71 feet 4
Draught: 29 feet 8
Owner History:
Ellerman Lines Ltd(Ellerman & Bucknall) London
1970 Ben Line, Leith

Additional Information: Broken up at Kaohsiung
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