|Photographer:||Bob Scott [View profile]||Title:||CITY OF YORK||Added:||Nov 09, 2018|
|Location:||Gravesend, London, United Kingdom|
||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