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Tuesday, 29 June 2010


Ship No 356


S.S. Truro was a single screw Cargo Steamer, to help replace war loses. At 1795 tons, with a length of 280 feet and a beam of 42 feet, they were very fine looking ships with graceful lines. She drew a draught of 25 feet and 3 inches.

She was launched from the yard on 12th December 1946. She operated all over the Med.

In 1968 she was sold to Kuwait, renamed Gulf Noor.

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