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Yard No. 441

Yard Number 441 was named EMPIRE CELIA when launched on Friday 02/07/1943 by Charles Connell & Company Scotstoun for Ministry of War Transport (Connell & Grace Ltd Newcastle)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1943
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7022 grt | 4318 nrt | 10125 dwt
Length: 446 feet
Breadth: 56 feet
Draught: 27 feet

Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport (Connell & Grace Ltd, Newcastle)
1946 (mng Counties Ship Management Co Ltd, London)
1948 Counties Ship Management Co Ltd, London
1949 London & Overseas Freighters Ltd, London
1951 Far East & Panama Transport Corp (mng Wheelock Marden & Co Ltd, Hong Kong), Panama
1951 Cia Istmena de Transportes Maritimos SA
Polish Ocean Lines, Gdynia

Her main engines were built by D Rowan & CoLtd, Glasgow , she was powered by Steam tr.expansion 3cy 506nhp

Other names she bore were: PUTNEY HILL (1948), FOREST HILL (1949), LONDON STATESMAN (1950), MORELLA (1951). Her last recorded name was JEDNOSC (1952)

EMPIRE CELIA arrived for scrapping on 29/04/1963

Additional Information:
Broken up at Hong Kong by Lee Sing Co

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