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Sunday, 27 June 2010


Ship No 355


This was the lead ship of a very large order for Henry Robb from the Ellerman Wilson Line. Ellerman were re-building after there heavy war losses.

The order was for 6 in ships in total. Four single screw cargo steamers and two twin screwed steamer’s.

S.S. Tinto 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.

S.S.TINTO (Ship No 355)
Ellerman Wilson Line

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