Ningpo II

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Ningpo II.
IMO /ID No.507980o
Type Cargo, plus 48 refrigerated compartments for fruit.
Gross Registered Tonnage 8,392 grt. 4,950 nett.
Builder Chas.Connell & Co. Scotstoun, Glasgow. Yard No.458.
Delivery date 1949
Hull Steel, clincher construction.
Decks 4.
Length 474.5 ft. F'c'sle 42 ft.
Width 63.25.ft.
Depth 35 ft.
Engine Builder Barclay Curle & Co., Glasgow.
Engine Type Barclay Curle-Doxford, 2 stroke, single acting, opposed piston. 67LB6.
Engine cylinders 6.
Engine Power 6,800 bhp.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 15.5 kts.
Power Diesel.
Boiler Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
Fuel diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Solid.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Cast.
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched July 7th.1948.
Original owner Donaldson Line, Ltd.
Delivered to owner Mar 12th. 1949.

History

March 12th.1949. Delivered to owners Donaldson Line as the "Corinaldo (II)". Employed on the South American service to the River Plate.

1952, transferred to the North American Pacific Coast - Panama - U.K. service.

1958. Reverted to the South American service.

April 1967. Sold to John Swire & Sons. Renamed "Ningpo II". Employed on the Japan - New Zealand service. After one voyage sold to Criomar Inc., Panama in July. Renamed "Kinaros". Initially on the same service for CNCo.

1977. Transfered to the Greek flag.

June 24th.1979. Laid up at Piraeus.

February 1980. Scrapped at Kaohsiung.

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