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FRANK C. STRICK & CO. LTD.
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aj, Launched by J. Readhead & Sons Ltd., South Shields on 1.9.1947, (Yard No. 555), and completed for Strick Line Ltd. in December of that year. O/N 181789, 7,173 GRT, 458' 2½" LOA, 58' 9½" Breadth, 29' 6" Depth. Powered by a triple expansion steam engine with low pressure turbine all by the shipbuilder; 12½ knots service speed. Total cost inc. machinery £364,267. 1964 sold to Lynnbrook Ltd., Bermuda & renamed Aquatic.Sale price £87,000. 1968 sold to Natal Shipping Co. S.A., Greece, and renamed Heracles. 1.7.1970 beached at Hong Kong with a fire in her cargo of coal. Subsequently refloated but declared a CTL. 25.8.1970 delived at Whampoa to Chinese shipbreakers.
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