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Name Official number Flag IMO
SALSETTE  187427  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1956  01/02/1956  27/06/1956 
Vessel type Vessel description
Refrigerated Cargo   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  686 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8199 grt / 4440 nrt / 11308 dwt 498.8 ft  64.8 ft    28 ft 9 in 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Six cylinder 2SCSA Doxford~type opposed piston oil engine, 8000bhp, driving single screw giving speed of 15.5 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London  London   
Other names
1966 ARADINA - 1970 TAIREA - 1975 STRATHLOMOND - 1977 UNITED VISCOUNT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1966 Eastern and Australian Steam Ship Co. Ltd.,London
1970 British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London
1973 P. & O. General Cargo Division, London
1977 Lenton Shipping Co Ltd., Singapore 
Vessel history
01/1952: Ordered.
17/02/1955: Laid down.
01/02/1956: Launched by Miss Joan Denholm, wife ofe P&O's Naval Architect Mr George Denholm.
27/06/1956: Ran trials and delivered to The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London.
05/1960: Management and opertaion transferred to P&O~Orient Lines.
12/09/1966: Ownership, management and operation transferred to Eastern and Australian Steam Ship Co Ltd, London and renamed ARADINA.
26/03/1970: Ownership, management and operation transferred to British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London and renamed TAIREA.
01/10/1971: Management and operation transferred to P&O General Cargo Division.
04/1973: Ownership transferred to P&O SN Co.
17/04/1975: Renamed STRATHLOMOND.
15/12/1977: Sold to Lenton Shipping Co Ltd, Singapore and renamed UNITED VISCOUNT.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1979  Broken Up 15/06/1979 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Kaohsiung by Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co. 
 

 



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