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Contents
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Basic Data
  • 3 Career Highlights
  • 4 Service History
  • 5 External resources
  • 6 Images
  • 7 Contributors
Introduction[edit]

Court Line used the name Jevington Court for 2 ships:

  • Jevington Court (1) - a cargo ship launched in 1925
  • Jevington Court (2) - a cargo ship launched in 1956

Jevington Court (2) had a service life of 19 years during which she changed ownership and names on a number of occasions. She survived a grounding and was finally broken up in India in 1975.

Basic Data[edit]
  • Type: Cargo ship
  • Registered owners,managers and operators: Court Line Ltd. - Managers Haldin & Co.
  • Builders: Bartram & Sons Ltd
  • Yard: South Dock Sunderland
  • Country: UK
  • Yard number: 359
  • Registry: London
  • Official number: 187488
  • Signal letters: N/K
  • Call sign: N/K
  • Classification society: N/K
  • Gross tonnage: 6,248
  • Net tonnage: 3,416
  • Deadweight: N/K
  • Length: 476 ft
  • Breadth: 62 ft
  • Depth: 27 ft
  • Draught: N/K
  • Engines: 4 cylinder 2.S.C.S.A. oil engine
  • Engine builders: Harland and Wolff
  • Works: Greenock
  • Country: UK
  • Power: 589 N.H.P
  • Propulsion: Single screw
  • Speed: 12.5 knots
  • Cargo capacity: N/K
  • Crew: N/K
Career Highlights[edit]
  • 26 Jul 1956: Launched by
  • Nov 1956: Completed
  • 22 Nov 1956: Trials completed
  • 29 Nov 1959: Grounded
  • 10 Jan 1960: Refloated
  • 1962: Sold to Jayanti Shipping Co. Ltd. Bombay and renamed Krishna Jayanti
  • 1967: Management transferred to Shipping Corp. of India Ltd.
  • 1974: Renamed Shankara - same owners
  • 17 Nov 1975: Arrived at Bombay to be broken up

Service History[edit]

Not much is known of the detailed history of this ship other than changes of name and ownership.

She is known to have grounded in the Martin Garcia Channel en route from Rosario to Buenos Aires on 29 November 1959 and was not refloated until 10 January 1960.

External resources[edit]
  1. Information extracted from Lloyds Registers
  2. Norman Middlemiss: Travel of the Tramps - Twenty Tramp Fleets ISBN: 1871128021
  3. Miramar Ship Index: [1]

Images[edit]
  1. From The Allen Collection: [2]

Contributors[edit]
  1. Basic data provided by John Powell and Clive Ketley
  2. Additional research and construction of entry by Benjidog
  3. Minor edits by G Taylor from Discharge Book
 
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