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Tilapa

Here is the Tilapa (spelling) at Wards ship breakers at Preston waiting for the torches.

Any information is welcome

It was interesting to read that The TILAPA (1928) brought back the first consignment of bananas to Britain after the war
arriving in Avonmouth on December 30th 1945 .



Frank

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Not much info but there is a picture here: http://iancoombe.tripod.com/id14.html

This picture dates from 1959/60

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Hi Frank,
TILAPA was built in 1928 by Cammell, Laird & Co, Birkenhead (924) for Elders & Fyffes Ltd, Liverpool.
Gt 5.392, ID 1149517, one steam turbine, 13,5 kn.

BU Preston 8.6.59 at T.W.Ward.

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