ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
EMPIRE RICHMOND
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1945
Official Number
180991
Description
Yard Number: 186

Renamed: PULBOROUGH; PULBOROUGH II; NILGIRI

Engine no. 261, boiler by Denny, Dumbarton.
Full power trial in Torry Dock, 10 August 1945.
Builder's certificate dated 22 August 1945. Port of intended registry listed as Aberdeen.

Purchased in 1946 by Stephenson Clarke Ltd. and renamed PULBOROUGH.
Renamed PULBOROUGH II in 1959, sold later that year to Ashok Line, India and renamed NILGIRI. Arrested in 1969 at Calcutta and sold by Court Order. Scrapped in April 1970 at Calcutta.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Ministry Of War Transport
Dimensions
length 202 3/6' x breadth 33' x depth 15 1/12'

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