Here some details:
WESTMORLAND Refrigerated Cargo Liner (1971-1980)
Official No. 308035 Speed: 19.5 knots.
Tonnages 8,230 gross 4,468 net 11,858 deadweight
Dimensions Length: 527' 7" Beam: 71' 2" Depth: 44' 6"
Shipowner: Federal Steam Navigation Co.
Machinery: Eight cylinder 2 S.C. SA oil engine manufactured by Sulzer Bros. Ltd., Winterthur, Switzerland. developing 17,600 BHP.
Shipbuilder: Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No: 1158)
Cargo Capacity: 479,708 cubic feet insulated - Employed on the UK/Continent-Australia/New Zealand and latterly on the New Zealand-Iranian Gulf service.
09/09/1965: Launched by Lithgows Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No: 1158) for Federal Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London.
01/10/1971: P&O General Cargo Division appointed managers.
19/04/1973: Registered in the ownership of Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co.
18/09/1978: Registered under Strick Line Ltd.
10/06/1980: Sold to Oceanic Shipping S.A.R.I. (Rachid Fares Enterprised of Australia Pty. Ltd., managers), Lebanon and renamed FARES REEFER.
00/00/1981: Sold to Dunstan Shipping Co. Ltd., (Blue Star Chip Management Ltd., managers), Hong Kong and renamed BEACON HILL.
00/00/1985: Sold to Chinese Shipbreakers and arrived at Huangpu 06/03/1983 from Jebel Ali, where she was laid up from 05/07/1984 to 14/02/1985
Fine class of ships, affectionally known as the "T" class, Tongariro, Taupo, Tekoa and Westmorland, all fitted with Sulzer engines, fast and compfortable, the fore runners of the "Wild" boats I guess.
Her name was spelt incorrectly with the E for a short while when on the building berth. When fitting out, a gangway collapsed onto the quayside luckily without anyone being on it and in a fierce gale she took off on her own finally being rescued by tugs.