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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:CITY OF YORKAdded:Nov 09, 2018
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
13,345 grt; 11,400 dwt; part-reefer; 107 passengers
Owner: Ellerman Lines Ltd; Manager: Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, London. Flag: British.
Built: 1953 by Vickers Armstrongs Ltd, High Walker, Newcastle. Yard no: 122.
Propulsion: twin-screw with 2 x six-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed-piston Hawthorn-Leslie-Doxford 67LB6 of 12,850 bhp (total) at 115 rpm. Speed: 16.5 knots.
1971-sold to Michael A Karageorgis, Piraeus, Greece, renamed MEDITERRANEAN SKY and converted to passenger/vehicle ferry.
1996-arrested at Patras.
2002-beached (leaking) at Eleusis, later capsized. Still lying capsized at Eleusis Bay, Greece
Photographed 2/11/1969 in Northfleet Hope, Thames, inbound for Londonís Royal Docks
Vessel Identification
Name:Mediterranean Sky
Former name(s):
- City Of York (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:16,533 tons
Summer DWT:11,582 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1953
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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