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Yard No. 981

Yard Number 981 was named EMPIRE FALSTAFF when launched on Thursday 08/04/1943 by Lithgows Port Glasgow for Ministry of War Transport

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1943
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7067 grt
Length: 433 feet
Breadth: 56 feet

Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport

1945 French Government
1951 Soc.Navale Delmas-Vieljeux France
1954 Eastern Shipping Corp Liberia.

Other names she bore were: COMMANDER MANTELET (1945) COMMANDANT LE BIBOUL (1951) . Her last recorded name was MONROVIA (1954)

She is recorded as having sank on 26/06/1959

Additional Information: Sank after colliding with the ROYALTON in Lake Huron.

Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron
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