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Name Official number Flag IMO
EMPIRE MACDERMOTT  169407  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1944  24/01/1944  31/03/1944 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Leven Yard  1378 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7952 grt / 5224 nrt / 429.8 ft  56.3 ft  34.2 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
M6cyl Burmeister & Wain type, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ministry of War Transport - The Hain Steamship Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1948 LA CUMBRE - 1959 PARNON - 1969 STARLIGHT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1947 Buries Markes Ltd, London
1958 Canero Cia. Nav. S.A., Panama - Lyras Bros Ltd., London
1969 Southern Shipping & Enterprises Co. Ltd., Mogadiscio - Yick Fung Shipping & Enterprises Co. Ltd., Hong Kong
1975 China Ocean Shipping Company 
Vessel history

Completed as a Merchant Aircraft Carrier, reconverted 1948

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1991  Register Closed  
Disposal Detail
Deleted from Lloyd's Register as "continued existence in doubt" (possibly broken up c. 1977)
 
 

 



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