Ningpo III

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Ningpo III
IMO /ID No. 5106627.
Type General Cargo.
Gross Registered Tonnage 7,791 grt. 3,261 nett.
Builder Harland & Wolff, Govan, Glasgow. Yard No. 1447g.
Delivery date Sept.1952.
Hull Steel.
Decks 1, plus shelter deck.
Length 444.5 ft.
Width 58 ft.
Depth 38.25 ft.
Passengers 12.
Engine Builder Harland & Wolff, Glasgow.
Engine Type Diesel,Harland & Wolff, B.& W., 2 stroke, single acting.
Engine cylinders 6.
Engine Power 4,500 bhp.
Engine RPM 115.
Propulsion mode Single screw.
Speed 14 kts.
Aspiration Natural.
Boiler Composite, exh.gas/fuel oil.
Fuel Diesel/fuel oil.
Propeller Solid.
Propeller blades 4.
Propeller formation Cast
Propeller material Bronze.
Launched March 25th.1952.
Original owner Royal Mail Lines.
Delivered to owner Sept 11th. 1952.


Sept.1952. Delivered to the Royal Mail Lines, London as "Essiquibo".

Oct. 1968. Sold to CNCo. and renamed "Ningpo III".

June 1970. Sold to the Union of Burma Five Stars Line Corp., Rangoon. Renamed "Kalewa".

Mar 15th. 1976. Delivered to China Metals Import & Export Corp., Shanghai, for demolition.


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