mv PORT MONTREAL
built by Harland & Wolff Ltd Govan,
Yard No 1482G Engines by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Last Name: PUERTO PRINCESA (1972)
Propulsion: 7 cylinder 2SCSA Burmeister & Wain~type oil engine, 7700bhp, single screw, 17 kots.
Launched: Tuesday, 22/09/1953
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Liner, 4 Passengers
Tonnage: 7179 gross; 3794 net; 8251 dwt
Port Line Ltd London
Maritime Company Overseas Inc, Liberia
Maritime Company of the Philippines Inc, Philippines
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 27/11/1978
22/09/1953: Launched for Port Line Ltd, London.
04/02/1954: Completed and delivered.
20/09/1972: Sold to Maritime Company Overseas Inc, Liberia and renamed PUERTO PRINCESA.
1978: Sold to Maritime Company of the Philippines Inc, Philippines.
09/1978: Lying at anchor at Manila, was struck by Typhoon 'Lola', causing her to drag and collide with another ship, sustaining considerable damage, and resulting in her being sold to Taiwanese breakers.
27/11/1978: Arrived Kaohsiung for demolition.
17/12/1978: Work commenced by Nan Long Steel & Iron Co.
Previous update by Colin Campbell.
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Last updated: by Paul Strathdee from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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