Sister of the ship "Yunnan IV"
|ID /IMO No. 5306796.
|Gross Registered Tonnage
||6,855 grt. 3,818 nett.
||J.L.Thompson & Sons, North Sands, Sunderland. Yard No. 654.
||Steel, clincher construction.
||1, plus shelter deck, plus part 3rd. deck.
||472.5 ft. F'c'sle 89 ft.
||Wm Doxford & Sons., Sunderland
||Doxford, 2 stroke, single acting, opposed piston, direct reversing. 67LB5.
||5, 670 mm. dia.
||Composite, exhaust gas/fuel oil.
||April 25th. 1948.
||South American Saint Lines', Shakespeare Shipping Co.
Refer to history of the "Yunnan IV"
1948. Delivered to owners South American Saint Line as the "St. Thomas"
1961. Sold to the South American Saint Line (Management) Ltd. (R.Nerdrum).
1963. Managers now changed to the King Line.
1965. Sold to CNCo. Renamed Yochow, registered in London. John Swire & Sons managers. Employed on the Japan-South Pacific service.
1971. Sold to the New Asia Steamship Co.S.A. ( Wing On S.S. Co. S.A.) Panama. Renamed "Lucky Four"
1977. Transferred to the Prosperity Steamship Co. S.A. Panama.
June 13th. 1978. Left Hong Kong for Whampoa to be broken up.
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