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Thursday, 14 October 2010

SPEEDWAY

SPEEDWAY
Ship No 507


The SPEEDWAY was a single screw Vehicle Transporter ordered by Elder Dempster.

She was a high sided ship designed to move motor cars around the world on the high seas.

She was 1160 grt, with a L.B.P. of 81 metres (approx 267 feet) and a beam of 16.5 metres (approx 54 feet) with a design draught of 4 metres (approx 13 feet)

She was launched from the Leith Shipyards on 30th of May 1970.

SPEEDWAY now under a different name is still plying the high seas, and you will see more of her on the new website.

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