"City" ships renamed

mikekhh
19th August 2016, 09:09
I hope the below will help those that have forgotten the name changes of “City Ships” in the Ellerman Fleet after WW2.
Cheers
Mike

“City” Ships Renamed
1946
HMS Lothian ex City of Edinburgh returned and renamed City of Durban
1947
Sambrake ex Lionel Copley acquired and renamed City of Chelmsford
Samlea acquired and renamed City of Colchester
Samshire ex Samara ex Emma Lazarus acquired and renamed City of Doncaster
Samarina ex James Blair acquired and renamed City of Ely
Samcrest acquired and renamed City of Leeds
Samois ex Samuel H. Ralston acquired and renamed City of Lichfield
Samtweed ex William R. Cox acquired and renamed City of Newport
Samhain ex Henry Van Dyke acquired and renamed City of Portsmouth
Samboston ex Willis J. Abbot acquired and renamed City of Rochester
Ben H. Miller acquired and renamed City of Shrewsbury
Samtorch acquired and renamed City of Stafford
Frederick Banting ex Samspey acquired and renamed City of St. Albans
1951
Empire Spartan renamed City of Cardiff
1952
Langleescot acquired and renamed City of Bath
City of Durban renamed City of Gloucester
1962
Andalusian renamed City of Ely
Almerian renamed City of Leeds
Lancastrian renamed City of Leicester
Maltasian renamed City of Norwich
1963
Anatolian renamed City of Durham
Castillian renamed City of Peterborough
1964
Sacramento renamed City of Bristol
City of Durham renamed Anatolian
Ionian renamed City of Durham
City of Ely renamed Andalusian
City of Leeds renamed Almerian
Venetian renamed City of Leeds
City of Leicester renamed Lancastrian
Egyptian renamed City of Leicester
City of Peterborough renamed Castillian
1968
City of Melbourne renamed City of Cape Town
1970
Benedin ex City of Winnipeg repurchased and renamed City of Delhi
Benratha ex City of Newcastle repurchased and renamed City of Newcastle
1971
City of Eastbourne renamed City of Toronto
City of Glasgow renamed City of Ottawa
City of Hereford renamed City of Glasgow
City of Ottawa renamed City of Leeds
City of Sydney renamed City of Montreal
1972
City of Adelaide renamed Cap Cleveland
1973
Cap Cleveland renamed City of Canterbury
1974
Sangro renamed City of Ankara
Salmo renamed City of Athens
Tua renamed City of Florence
Tamega renamed City of Genoa
Mediterranian renamed City of Istanbul
Flaminian renamed City of Izmir
Tronto renamed City of La Spezia
Tagus renamed City of Lisbon
Minho renamed City of Milan
Tiber renamed City of Naples
Tormes renamed City of Oporto
Silvio renamed City of Patras
Sorrento renamed City of Sparta
Athenian renamed City of Valetta
Mondego renamed City of Venice
1975
Salerno renamed City of Corinth
Strathdare purchased and renamed City of Exteter
Arcadian renamed City of Famagusta
Rapallo renamed City of Limassol
1981
City of Ipswich renamed Manchester Fulmar
1983
City of Durban renamed Portland Bay
Portland Bay ex City of Durban renamed City of Durban
Manchester Fulmar ex City of Ipswich renamed City of Ipswich
City of Oxford renamed Bakkafoss
1984
City of Hartlepool renamed Laxfoss
City of Ipswich renamed Liverpool Star
1985
City of Durban renamed ACT 8
Laxfoss ex City of Hartlepool renamed City of Manchester
City of Perth renamed City of Lisbon
1987
Bakkafoss ex City of Oxford renamed City of Oxford
1990
ACT 8 ex City of Durban renamed City of Durban
1991
Liverpool Star ex City of Ipswich renamed City of Ipswich
1996
City of Durban renamed Pegasus Bay