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Photographer:Robert J Smith [View profile]Title:CITY OF GUILDFORDAdded:Aug 23, 2007
Captured:IMO:5073739Hits:1,324
Location:Tilbury, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
Ellermanís CITY OF GUILDFORD passing Tilbury assisted by tug NAPIA. No date.
Built 1957
4945 grt
Vessel Identification
Name:Nirav
IMO:5073739
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:6,959 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1957
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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mtpat10 on May 13, 2007 01:22 (9 years ago)
CITY OF GUILDFORD (4,945/57)
Year Built: 1957
Type: Cargo Ship
Owner: L. Ellerman Lines (British)
Builder: Swan Hunter (Britain)
4,945 Tons Gross; 7,760 Tons Deadweight
Length Overall: 434 Ft.
Extreme Breadth: 59 Ft
Summer Draught: 25 Ft.
Engine: Diesel Clarke-Sulzer 8 Cyl.; 5,040 bhp
Speed: 14 knots
Merchant Ships World Built 1958 Volume, Adlard Coles Limited
Picture on trials in the Clyde (pg 227) and at Dar-es-Salaam (pg 191)
Great Ships Around the World by Penrose Scull, Published by Ziff-Davis

Launched 27 June 1957 at Wallsend by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. as hull no. 1883 for Hall Line Ltd. (Ellerman Lines Ltd.), Liverpool. 434' x 59'4" x 24'7.5;" 4945 gt, 2517 nt; 8-cylinder Sulzer Diesel, 720mm x 1250, 5600-bhp, built by G. Clark.
Later *Eurydice* (1979), *Mighty Spirit* (1981), and *Nirav* (1984). Broken up at Chittagong, 1984.
tonylast
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