Ellerman Lines

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Ellerman Lines

Post by Deepol » Wed May 08, 2013 1:41 pm

A start showing some of this company's ships.
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CITY OF PRETORIA, Cammell Laird built in 1947. Scrapped in Japan as PROXENEION in 1967. Clyde Shiplovers' Soc.collection
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Re: Ellerman Lines

Post by Deepol » Thu May 09, 2013 8:55 pm

CITY OF LEEDS which was built by Vickers Armstrong's as CITY OF OTTAWA in 1950 and renamed in 1971 at Customhouse in 1973.
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Re: Ellerman Lines

Post by Deepol » Thu May 23, 2013 12:07 pm

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG built by Barclay Curle in 1947 and which was scrapped at Kaohsiung in 1973 as LYAVITOS.
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On trials
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A Sea Breezes Splendid Ship
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Re: Ellerman Lines

Post by yorkieman » Thu May 23, 2013 4:37 pm

A few more from the files

BELGRAVIAN
1937, 3136grt
Wm. Gray, West Hartlepool (1073) for Ellerman Lines (Ellerman & Papayanni)
One of a handsome class for the Mediterranean trade
Torpedoed by U.372 on 5/8/1941, 53.03N 15.54W, Freetown for Hull
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Belgravian 1937
CITY OF ADELAIDE
1920, 6589grt
Wm. Gray, Sunderland (939)
Torpedoed and shelled by Japanese submarine I-8 on 30/3/1944
Position 12.01S 80.27E, Karachi for Fremantle in ballast
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City of Adelaide 1920
CITY OF BRISTOL
1943, 8305grt
Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend (1661)
1961 TUNG LEE
Broken up at Kaohsiung 9/1963
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City of Bristol 1943
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Re: Ellerman Lines

Post by yorkieman » Thu May 23, 2013 4:41 pm

CITY OF BROOKLYN
1949, 7557grt
Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend (1769)
(laid down as CITY OF GLOUCESTER)
1967 LEFKADIOS
Sank on 27/9/1970 about 600 miles south of Colombo after a fire on board, Bordeaux for Shanghai
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City of Brooklyn 1949
CITY OF CHRISTIANIA
1921, 4940grt
Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering, Hull (628) for Ellerman Lines (Hall Line)
Gave long service until arrived at Dunston-on-Tyne for breaking on 20/10/1957
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City of Christiania 1921
CITY OF DURBAN later CITY OF GLOUCESTER
1921, 4497grt
Earle's, Hull (627) for Ellerman Lines (Hall Line)
9/39 BRUTUS, Admiralty requisition as a decoy ship
3/1941 to 4/1942 as an armed merchant cruiser
1942 CITY OF DURBAN
1952 CITY OF GLOUCESTER
Broken up at Briton Ferry, arrived 7/8/1957
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City of Durban 1921
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Re: Ellerman Lines

Post by yorkieman » Thu May 23, 2013 4:45 pm

CITY OF DURBAN
1954, 13345grt
Vickers Armstrong, Walker (123) for Ellerman Lines
1971 MEDITERRANEAN DOLPHIN
Broken up at Kaohsiung, arrived 30/3/1974
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City of Durban 1954
CITY OF FLORENCE
1918, 6862grt
Wm. Gray, West Hartlepool (879)
1956 MOUNT OLYMPUS
Broken up at Osaka 3/1960
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City of Florence 1918
CITY OF GUILDFORD ex ROMEO
1919, 5157grt
Wm. Gray, West Hartlepool (911), launched as WAR MIDGE
Completed as ROMEO for Ellerman Lines (Hall Line)
1928 CITY OF GUILDFORD
Torpedoed by U.593 on 27/3/1943, position 33.00N 22.50E
Alexandria for Tripoli, Lebanon, aviation fuel and munitions
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City of Guildford 1919
George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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