Category:Port Caroline (ship, 1919)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by Workman, Clark & Co. at Belfast
  • Length: 146.6 m
  • Beam: 19.0 m
  • GRT: 8263
  • Speed: 14 knots.

History[edit]

  • 1919 Named: PORT CAROLINE for Commonwealth & Dominoin Line / Port Line Flag: United Kingdom
  • After loading cargo at Middlesbrough at the start of her maiden voyage, she collided with Ellerman's City of Valencia.
  • Returned to her builder after only six months for a refit of the steam turbines
  • 1949.03 Carried wool from Sydney to Odessa in the Ukraine after which she completed the return voyage in ballast.
  • 1949.10 Used as a cold meat storage ship in London for the Ministry of Food
  • 1950.02.21 Arrived in Blythe for breaking up by Hughes, Bolckow.

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